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The Zika threat to the periphery

Zika virus infection is associated with birth defects, including microcephaly, but also with disorders of peripheral nerves. Oh et al. use rodent and human cell models to explore how the virus affects the peripheral nervous system.

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Figure 1: Modeling Zika virus infection in the peripheral nervous system.

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Khan, T., Paşca, S. The Zika threat to the periphery. Nat Neurosci 20, 1191–1192 (2017).

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