Segment: Cell suicide may guard brain from West Nile

May 18, 2017

Segment: Cell suicide may guard brain from West Nile

(Downloadable video, script)   Medical scientists are trying to understand how brain cells try to fend off invading viruses. Recently they have learned that a self-destruct trigger found in many other types of cells appears to guard the lives of brain cells during infection with West Nile virus. Andrew Oberst discusses the finding. See related story.

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