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Journal of Medical Virology; Uwishema O, Alshareif BAA et. al.
Jul 21st, 2021 - Lassa fever, caused by the Lassa virus of the Arenaviruses family, is a re-emerging public health concern that has led to 300,000 infections and 5,000 deaths annually in Africa. Highly prevalent in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, Côte d'lv...
Antiviral Research; Gowen BB, Naik S et. al.
Jul 1st, 2021 - Several arenaviruses, including Lassa and Lujo viruses in Africa and five New World arenavirus (NWA) species in the Americas, cause life-threatening viral hemorrhagic fevers. In the absence of licensed antiviral therapies, these viruses pose a sig...
Nature Microbiology; Xu X, Peng R et. al.
Jun 15th, 2021 - Zoonotic arenaviruses can lead to life-threating diseases in humans. These viruses encode a large (L) polymerase that transcribes and replicates the viral genome. At the late stage of replication, the multifunctional Z protein interacts with the L...
PLoS Pathogens; Sarute N, Cheng H et. al.
Jun 7th, 2021 - Signal-regulatory protein alpha (SIRPA) is a well-known inhibitor of phagocytosis when it complexes with CD47 expressed on target cells. Here we show that SIRPA decreased in vitro infection by a number of pathogenic viruses, including New World an...
PloS One; Cruz-González A, Muñoz-Velasco I et. al.
Mar 17th, 2021 - Nidoviruses and arenaviruses are the only known RNA viruses encoding a 3'-5' exonuclease domain (ExoN). The proofreading activity of the ExoN domain has played a key role in the growth of nidoviral genomes, while in arenaviruses this domain partak...