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The team found more viral DNA in Alzheimer’s brains compared with healthy brains—specifically, high levels of DNA from human herpesvirus 6A (HHV-6A).
And genes that seemed to make tissues more susceptible to harm from the herpesviruses were expressed most strongly in two brain areas that are especially damaged in Alzheimer’s, Dr. Dudley said.
The Houston Zoo has worked in recent years to control and treat the elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus, the leading cause of death for elephants in North America zoos, through a partnership with the Baylor College of Medicine.
Today a deadly herpes virus, Ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1), is threatening Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas), the world’s most popular and valuable oyster species.
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