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Viral Tracing of Brain Cells Used to be Toxic -Until Now

News   Mar 05, 2018 | Original Story by Anne Trafton for MIT

 
Viral Tool Traces Long-Term Neuron Activity

Researchers at MIT and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have developed a new modified version of the rabies virus that stops replicating once it infects a cell, allowing it to deliver its genetic cargo without harming the cell. Credit: Wickersham Lab, MIT

 
 
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