• Involvement of host microRNAs in flavivirus-induced neuropathology: An update

    1 month ago - By Journal of Biosciences

    Abstract
    Flaviviruses are a spectrum of vector-borne RNA viruses that cause potentially severe diseases in humans including encephalitis, acute-flaccid paralysis, cognitive disorders and foetal abnormalities. Japanese encephalitis virus , Zika virus , West Nile virus and Dengue virus are globally emerging pathogens that lead to epidemics and outbreaks with continued transmission to newer geographical areas over time. In the past decade, studies have focussed on understanding the pathogenic mechanisms of these viruses in a bid to alleviate their disease burden. MicroRNAs are short...
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