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    • Detrimental contribution of the immuno-inhibitor B7-H1 to rabies virus encephalitis 

      Lafon, Monique; Mégret, Françoise; Meuth, Sven G.; Simon, Ole; Velandia-Romero, Myriam Lucía; Lafage, Mireille; Chen, Lieping; Alexopoulou, Lena; Flavell, Richard A.; Prehaud, Prehaud; Wiendl, Heinz
      Rabies virus is the etiological agent of an acute encephalitis, which in absence of post exposure treatment is fatal in almost all cases. Virus lethality rests on its ability to evade the immune response. In this study, ...
    • Studying neurotrophin antiviral effect on rabies-infected dorsal root ganglia cultures 

      Castellanos, Jaime; Martínez-Gutiérrez, Marlén; Hurtado, Hernán; Kassis, Raïd; Bourhy, Hervé; Acosta, Orlando; Lafon, Monique
      Neurotrophin (NT)-induced modulation of rabies virus adsorption, transcription, and replication were analyzed in adult mouse dorsal root ganglia cultures. Different types of nerve growth factor and NT-3 treatment were ...