Virus restriction: Repurposing an essential cellular function to defend against viruses
Eukaryotes are continually subjected to viral infections and, in response, have evolved a wide range of defence mechanisms. Two recent studies show how a duplicated copy of a cellular protein needed for cell growth and virus egress evolved to inhibit viruses while preserving cell viability.
Journal Current Biology
Issue number 7
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Publisher website (DOI) 10.1016/j.cub.2022.03.012
Europe PubMed Central 35413263
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