NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Host genetics appear to play a role in response to Ebola virus infection, researchers reported in a paper appearing online in Science today.

Researchers led by Michael Katze at the University of Washington infected mice from varied genetic backgrounds with the mouse-adapted Ebola virus. How these mice responded to infection varied based on their genetic background.

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