Virus Infection and Death Receptor-Mediated Apoptosis
AbstractVirus infection can trigger extrinsic apoptosis. Cell-surface death receptors of the tumor necrosis factor family mediate this process. They either assist persistent viral infection or elicit the elimination of infected cells by the host. Death receptor-mediated apoptosis plays an important role in viral pathogenesis and the host antiviral response. Many viruses have acquired the capability to subvert death receptor-mediated apoptosis and evade the host immune response, mainly by virally encoded gene products that suppress death receptor-mediated apoptosis. In this review, we summarize the current information on virus infection and death receptor-mediated apoptosis, particularly focusing on the viral proteins that modulate death receptor-mediated apoptosis. View Full-Text
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Zhou, X.; Jiang, W.; Liu, Z.; Liu, S.; Liang, X. Virus Infection and Death Receptor-Mediated Apoptosis. Viruses 2017, 9, 316.
Zhou X, Jiang W, Liu Z, Liu S, Liang X. Virus Infection and Death Receptor-Mediated Apoptosis. Viruses. 2017; 9(11):316.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhou, Xingchen; Jiang, Wenbo; Liu, Zhongshun; Liu, Shuai; Liang, Xiaozhen. 2017. "Virus Infection and Death Receptor-Mediated Apoptosis." Viruses 9, no. 11: 316.
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