Posted Aug 23 2018
A new study by Princeton researchers has found that rabies virus moves differently compared to other neuron-invading viruses and that its journey can be blocked by a drug commonly used to treat amoebic dysentery.
The study features work by graduate student Margaret MacGibeny in the laboratory of Lynn Enquist, Princeton’s Henry L. Hillman Professor in Molecular Biology, a professor of molecular biology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute.
Full Article: Retrograde axonal transport of rabies virus is unaffected by interferon treatment but blocked by emetine locally in axons
Read more on the Princeton Research blog.