Zika structure mapped for first time

3-D image of virus could provide clues to how to fight it

Zika structure

NEW VIEW  Sugars (shown red in this 3-D reconstruction) poking out from the shell of Zika virus could potentially help the virus target neural stem cells.  

Purdue University image/courtesy of Kuhn and Rossmann research groups

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