Alphavirus

Known as: Alphaviridae, Alpha Viruses, Arbovirus, Group A 
A genus of enveloped, spherical, or pleomorphic viruses with T=4 icosahedral symmetry, in the family Togaviridae. The genome is composed of a linear… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is a mosquito-transmitted alphavirus that is emerging as a global threat because of the highly… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Alphaviruses are enveloped RNA viruses that have a diameter of about 700 Å and can be lethal human pathogens. Entry of virus into… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Mosquito-borne viruses cause significant levels of morbidity and mortality in humans and domesticated animals. Maintenance of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Viral infections cause profound alterations in host cells. Here, we explore the interactions between proteins of the Alphavirus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND A chikungunya virus outbreak of unprecedented magnitude is currently ongoing in Indian Ocean territories. In Réunion… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
RNA interference (RNAi) is triggered in eukaryotic organisms by double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), and it destroys any mRNA that has… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The rat zinc-finger antiviral protein (ZAP) was recently identified as a host protein conferring resistance to retroviral… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Cancer vaccines targeting 'self' antigens that are expressed at consistently high levels by tumor cells are potentially useful in… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Knowledge of the structure and function of the genes and proteins of the rotaviruses has expanded rapidly. Information obtained… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
Using morphological and cell biological techniques, we have shown that the RNA replicase of Semliki Forest and Sindbis virus (two… (More)
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