Poxvirus use a "gene accordion" to tune out host defenses

John R. Roth, D. I. Andersson

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Abstract

A multistep process of gene amplification, mutation, and reduction allows poxvirus to overcome host antiviral defenses. The mechanism speeds genetic adaptation and promises to be broadly applicable in many biological settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)671-672
Number of pages2
JournalCell
Volume150
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 17 2012

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Poxviridae
Gene Amplification
Antiviral Agents
Genes
Mutation

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Poxvirus use a "gene accordion" to tune out host defenses. / Roth, John R.; Andersson, D. I.

In: Cell, Vol. 150, No. 4, 17.08.2012, p. 671-672.

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Roth, John R. ; Andersson, D. I. / Poxvirus use a "gene accordion" to tune out host defenses. In: Cell. 2012 ; Vol. 150, No. 4. pp. 671-672.
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