Targeting the biological host to get rid of unwanted guests

A new approach has been developed to combat diseases caused by herpesvirus infections, including everything from cold sores to cancer. Researchers at the University of Leeds have discovered a way to prevent herpesviruses hijacking important pathways in cells which are required for the virus to replicate and cause disease.

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Read Targeting the ATP-dependent formation of herpesvirus ribonucleoprotein particle assembly as an antiviral approach in Nature Microbiology