Modeling Zika Virus Infection in Mice

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Abstract

Understanding the link between Zika virus (ZIKV) infection and microcephaly requires in vivo models of ZIKV infection in pregnant adults and fetuses. Three studies recently generated such mouse models of ZIKV infection, which corroborate previous in vitro evidence linking ZIKV infection and apoptosis induction in neurons and progenitors to microcephaly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-6
Number of pages3
JournalCell Stem Cell
Volume19
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2016

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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