Zika Virus Disrupts Neural Progenitor Development and Leads to Microcephaly in Mice.

@article{Li2016ZikaVD,
  title={Zika Virus Disrupts Neural Progenitor Development and Leads to Microcephaly in Mice.},
  author={Cui Li and Dan Xu and Qing Ye and Shuai Hong and Yisheng Jiang and Xinyi Liu and Nana Zhang and Lei Shi and Cheng-Feng Qin and Zhiheng Xu},
  journal={Cell stem cell},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          672
        }
}
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