The identity of the receptors that mediate alphavirus entry into host cells has been elusive. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Rose et al. (2011) use a Drosophila RNAi screen to identify NRAMP, an iron transporter with 12 transmembrane domains, as a receptor for Sindbis virus in both insect and mammalian cells.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Cell Host and Microbe|
|State||Published - Aug 18 2011|
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