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New Molecular Clues To Herpes Control

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October 18, 1999
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University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine
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A study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may have identified a new way to halt herpes simplex virus in its molecular tracks. The findings, though still too basic for clinical use, shed new light on how this stubbornly persistent virus reproduces itself within nerve cells and may suggest possible ideas for designing therapies aimed at specific molecular targets.

Chapel Hill - A study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may have identified a new way to halt herpes simplex virus in its molecular tracks. The findings, though still too basic for clinical use, shed new light on how this stubbornly persistent virus reproduces itself within nerve cells and may suggest possible ideas for designing therapies aimed at specific molecular targets.


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