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Discovery: Mechanical properties of viral DNA determine the course of infection


September 4, 2018

A new study reveals a previously unknown mechanism that governs whether viruses that infect bacteria will quickly kill their hosts or remain latent inside the cell. The discovery, reported in the journal eLife, also may apply to viruses that infect humans and other animals, the researcher said. Full Story

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