Nature Communications. Researchers also found a potential link between the herpesvirus and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and glaucoma."/> Nature Communications. Researchers also found a potential link between the herpesvirus and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and glaucoma."/> Herpesvirus may be linked to neurodegenerative diseases

Herpesvirus may be linked to neurodegenerative diseases

2021-09-14

The protein optineurin may inhibit the spread of herpes simplex virus type 1 when it is present in cells, researchers reported in the journal Nature Communications. Researchers also found a potential link between the herpesvirus and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and glaucoma.

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