The distinct roles of JAM-A in reovirus pathogenesis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Despite their fundamental role in host defense, many components of epithelial and endothelial tight junctions serve as viral receptors. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Antar et al. (2009) provide striking in vivo evidence that the broadly expressed reovirus receptor JAM-A plays a specific role in reovirus dissemination.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Coyne, CB

Published Date

  • January 22, 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 3 - 5

PubMed ID

  • 19154981

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1934-6069

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chom.2008.12.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States