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Metabolic pathway involved in immune response to Zika also participates in neurogenesis

Publicado em 09 janeiro 2018

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo ) - Markers of infection found in blood of patients enabled Brazilian researchers to elucidate cellular signaling pathway involved in both defenses against this virus and formation of new neurons. Also found in these samples were much larger doses of peptides known for controlling blood pressure, which may be involved in the autophagy of infected cells.

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