Distinct Cell Transcriptomic Landscapes Upon Henipavirus Infections

  title={Distinct Cell Transcriptomic Landscapes Upon Henipavirus Infections},
  author={Mingyue Chen and Mary Tachedjian and Glenn A. Marsh and Jie Cui and Lin‐Fa Wang},
  journal={Frontiers in Microbiology},
Hendra virus (HeV) and Cedar virus (CedV) are henipaviruses, which fall into the Paramyxoviridae family of single-stranded, negative-sense RNA viruses. HeV is classified as a Biosafety Level-4 (BSL-4) agent, as it is highly pathogenic and is often fatal to humans. To date, no HeV prevention or treatment methods for human are available. In contrast, previous experimental infection studies have suggested that CedV is non-pathogenic. Flying foxes (pteropid bats) in Australia are the natural… 
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