The Autophagic Machinery in Enterovirus Infection
AbstractThe Enterovirus genus of the Picornaviridae family comprises many important human pathogens, including polioviruses, rhinovirus, enterovirus A71, and enterovirus D68. They cause a wide variety of diseases, ranging from mild to severe life-threatening diseases. Currently, no effective vaccine is available against enteroviruses except for poliovirus. Enteroviruses subvert the autophagic machinery to benefit their assembly, maturation, and exit from host. Some enteroviruses spread between cells via a process described as autophagosome-mediated exit without lysis (AWOL). The early and late phases of autophagy are regulated through various lipids and their metabolizing enzymes. Some of these lipids and enzymes are specifically regulated by enteroviruses. In the present review, we summarize the current understanding of the regulation of autophagic machinery by enteroviruses, and provide updates on recent developments in this field. View Full-Text
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Lai, J.K.F.; Sam, I.-C.; Chan, Y.F. The Autophagic Machinery in Enterovirus Infection. Viruses 2016, 8, 32.
Lai JKF, Sam I-C, Chan YF. The Autophagic Machinery in Enterovirus Infection. Viruses. 2016; 8(2):32.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lai, Jeffrey K.F.; Sam, I-Ching; Chan, Yoke F. 2016. "The Autophagic Machinery in Enterovirus Infection." Viruses 8, no. 2: 32.
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