MITAgating Viral Infection

Wenwen Zeng, Zhijian J. Chen

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Two recent papers, one in this issue of Immunity (Zhong et al., 2008), report the identification of a membrane protein, termed MITA or STING, that activates the transcription factor IRF3 to induce type-I interferons to mitigate viral infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)513-515
Number of pages3
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 17 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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