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Arenavirus Evasion of Host Anti-Viral Responses
AbstractThe innate response to infection by an Old World arenavirus is initiated and mediated by extracellular and intracellular receptors, and effector molecules. In response, the invading virus has evolved to inhibit these responses and create the best environment possible for replication and spread. Here, we will discuss both the host’s response to infection with data from human infection and lessons learned from animal models, as well as the multitude of ways the virus combats the resulting immune response. Finally, we will highlight recent work identifying TLR2 as an innate sensor for arenaviruses and how the TLR2-dependent response differs depending on the pathogenicity of the strain.
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Hayes, M.; Salvato, M. Arenavirus Evasion of Host Anti-Viral Responses. Viruses 2012, 4, 2182-2196.View more citation formats
Hayes M, Salvato M. Arenavirus Evasion of Host Anti-Viral Responses. Viruses. 2012; 4(10):2182-2196.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hayes, Melissa; Salvato, Maria. 2012. "Arenavirus Evasion of Host Anti-Viral Responses." Viruses 4, no. 10: 2182-2196.