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Ebola virus exploits host enzyme for efficient entry to target cells

02/09/2018

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The researchers at Hokkaido University and The University of Tokyo generated ebolavirus-like particles by expressing viral proteins in cultured mammalian cells to investigate mechanisms by which Ebola virus enters target cells.