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Structures Unveil the Invasion Mechanism of Chikungunya Virus
- Sun, Qiu, Du, Xiao, Cheng, Wei
- Trends in microbiology 2019 v.27 no.8 pp. 656-658
- Chikungunya virus, receptors, vaccines
- Structures of the multiple arthritogenic alphavirus receptor MXRA8 as well as MXRA8 in complex with chikungunya virus (Song et al., Cell, 2019; Basore et al., Cell, 2019) have revealed the mechanism underlying viral invasion and could facilitate the development of novel vaccines and entry inhibitors.