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A new study by SDSU biologists has found that coxsackie virus infects cardiac progenitor cells, potentially setting up infected hearts for early failure.
Cardiac progenitor cells (green) in mice were shown to be infected by coxsackie virus (red).
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Sequencing at Sea
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Novel Virus Discovered in Half the World's Population
SDSU researchers identified a highly abundant virus that could play a major role in obesity, diabetes.
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