Loop de loop: viral RNA evades IFIT1 targeting

Justin A Roby, Brian D Clarke, Alexander A Khromykh

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In a landmark finding published in Science, Hyde et al. have demonstrated that a hairpin RNA structure adjacent to the 5' cap of alphavirus genomic RNA confers the ability of these viruses to evade restriction by the interferon-induced host protein IFIT1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-3
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Microbiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014


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