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Scientists Record Movement Of Herpes Simplex Virus In Nerve Cell

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July 6, 2000
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A team of scientists led by Elaine Bearer of Brown University is the first to observe and record the movement of the herpes simplex virus within a living a nerve cell. The research was performed at Brown and at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Mass., using squid taken from local waters.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — For the first time, scientists have observed the herpes simplex virus traveling from the nerve ending to the nerve cell body within a living nerve cell, according to a team of researchers led by Elaine Bearer, M.D., at Brown University and the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Mass.


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