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Divergent Roles of Autophagy in Virus Infection
AbstractViruses have played an important role in human evolution and have evolved diverse strategies to co-exist with their hosts. As obligate intracellular pathogens, viruses exploit and manipulate different host cell processes, including cellular trafficking, metabolism and immunity-related functions, for their own survival. In this article, we review evidence for how autophagy, a highly conserved cellular degradative pathway, serves either as an antiviral defense mechanism or, alternatively, as a pro-viral process during virus infection. Furthermore, we highlight recent reports concerning the role of selective autophagy in virus infection and how viruses manipulate autophagy to evade lysosomal capture and degradation.
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Chiramel, A.I.; Brady, N.R.; Bartenschlager, R. Divergent Roles of Autophagy in Virus Infection. Cells 2013, 2, 83-104.View more citation formats
Chiramel AI, Brady NR, Bartenschlager R. Divergent Roles of Autophagy in Virus Infection. Cells. 2013; 2(1):83-104.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chiramel, Abhilash I.; Brady, Nathan R.; Bartenschlager, Ralf. 2013. "Divergent Roles of Autophagy in Virus Infection." Cells 2, no. 1: 83-104.