Disabling one protein might one day lead to a cure for the common cold

Rhinoviruses couldn’t replicate in mice and human cells engineered to lack SETD3

Illustration of rhinoviruses

Rhinoviruses (shown in this illustration) are responsible for most cases of the common cold. New research suggests a way to stop these viruses, and others, from spreading in human cells.

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