Sequencing study suggests new means of controlling ASF

Sequencing study suggests new means of controlling ASF

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Research into the basic functions of the virus uncovers potential to control African swine fever through antivirals.

In a new paper for the Journal of Virology, scientists from The Pirbright Institute and University College London (UCL) detail each of the 150-190 genes expressed by the ASF virus, as well as the order in which these genes are activated during an infection with the disease.