Cancer-Causing Virus Masters Cell’s Replication and Immortality. Epstein-Barr virus steers the B-cell to hide in plain sight

In a paper appearing in the open access journal eLife, a team of researchers from Duke’s School of Medicine and CHoMI details just how the Epstein-Barr virus manages to persist so well inside the immune system’s B cells, a type of white blood cell that is normally responsible for recognizing and responding to foreign invaders.
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