Viperin links lipid bodies to immune defense

Xiaomo Jiang, Zhijian J. Chen

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Abstract

Viperin is an interferon-stimulated gene that exerts antiviral effects. In this issue of Immunity, Saitoh et al. (2011) uncovered an unexpected function of Viperin and lipid bodies in interferon induction by Toll-like receptors, specifically in plasmacytoid dendritic cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-287
Number of pages3
JournalImmunity
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 25 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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