2013 CVM News: Plugging up herpes could spawn needed drugs, study shows
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This news item is about: Infecting nearly every species on Earth with incurable diseases takes herpesviruses a lot of reproductive power. Cornell researchers have found a new way to cripple that power by locking up virus DNA inside its viral carriers, cutting infectiveness by a factor of up to 10,000. Published in Journal of Virology in July, the study opens a much-needed new pathway for antiviral drug development.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Yang, Kui; Baines, Joel