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Antiviral Aims To Prevent Spread of Deadly Marburg Virus

News   May 07, 2021 | Original story from University of Pennsylvania

 
Antiviral Aims To Prevent Spread of Deadly Marburg Virus

Marburg virus-like-particles (in green, which are not infectious) "bud," or exit from the surface of a host cell. A host protein (in yellow) helps the VLPs bud. Research by Penn Vet researchers and colleagues have identified a compound that can reduce the ability of the Marburg virus to spread in an animal model by blocking the host-viral interaction. Credit: Penn Vet Microscopy Core Facility

 
 
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