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Structures Unveil the Invasion Mechanism of Chikungunya Virus

Author:
Sun, Qiu, Du, Xiao, Cheng, Wei
Source:
Trends in microbiology 2019 v.27 no.8 pp. 656-658
ISSN:
0966-842X
Subject:
Chikungunya virus, receptors, vaccines
Abstract:
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.
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