WNV: Gene Might Figure in Horses' Ability to Fight Virus

Mutations in the gene called OAS1 contribute to a horse's ability to fight West Nile Virus (WNV), reported a group of researchers led by David Adelson, PhD, Professor and Chair of Bioinformatics and Computational Genetics from the University of Adelaide in South Australia. Previous research in mice indicated that the OAS genes played a role in immunity to flaviviruses (such as

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