HERVs reactivation linked to demyelination

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HERVs reactivation linked to demyelination

Postby frodo » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:36 am

HERVs (human endogenous retroviruses) are linked to the initiating microglial inflammation

Up-to-date knowledge about the association between multiple sclerosis and the reactivation of human endogenous retrovirus infections

https://link.springer.com/article/10.10 ... 018-8783-1

Summary: Overwhelming pieces of evidence confirm that the [HERVs] reactivations often drive the demyelinating plaques by initiating microglial inflammation
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