17-beta estradiol promotion of herpes simplex virus type 1 reactivation is estrogen receptor dependent.


Correlations between estrogen and herpes simplex virus (HSV) reactivation from latency have been suggested by numerous clinical reports, but causal associations are not well delineated. In a murine HSV-1 corneal infection model, we establish 17-beta estradiol (17-betaE) treatment of latently infected ovariectomized mice induces viral reactivation, as… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01374-09



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