Making a NeST for a persistent virus.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In a recent issue of Cell, Gomez et al. (2013) describe a long intergenic noncoding RNA, called NeST, that regulates the ability of mice to respond to viral and bacterial infections. NeST recruits histone H3 lysine 4 methyltransferases to the IFN-γ gene locus, enhancing IFN-γ expression in key T cell subsets.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cullen, BR

Published Date

  • March 13, 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 241 - 242

PubMed ID

  • 23498947

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1934-6069

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chom.2013.02.016


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States