[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Hector Aguilar-Carreno
haguilar@vetmed.wsu.edu
509-335-4410
Washington State University

Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Washington State University

Caption: WSU virologist Hector Aguilar-Carreno and colleagues have discovered how efficient teamwork by proteins on the deadly Nipah virus help get the pathogen inside a healthy cell that's 10,000 times larger.

Credit: Photo by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: WSU scientists find burglary-ring-like mechanism in lethal 'Contagion' virus


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]