Identifying the Target Cells and Mechanisms of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Infection

Liu W, Yang R, Payne AS, Schowalter RM, Spurgeon ME, Lambert PF, Xu X, Buck CB, You J. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 May 18. pii: S1931-3128(16)30160-3. | doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2016.04.024. [Epub ahead of print]


Cell Host & Microbe study identifies type of skin cell targeted by the Merkel cell polyomavirus that can lead to Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC).
Department of Communications news release.