Viruses face a double defense by plant small RNAs

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Viruses face a double defense by plant small RNAs

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American Association for the Advancement of Science
Keywords
  • Plant
  • Enzymes
  • Physiology
  • Virology
  • Genetics
  • Protein
  • Rna Interference
  • Rna
  • Metabolism
  • Mutation
  • Viruses
  • Note
  • Enzymology
  • Enzyme Activity
  • Microrna
  • Rna Viruses
  • Small Interfering
  • Micrornas
  • Review
  • Priority Journal
  • Viral Proteins
  • Viral
  • Arabidopsis
  • Cell Cycle Proteins
  • Viral Infections
  • Virus Infection
  • Ribonuclease Iii
  • Virus Rna
  • Functions
  • Double-Stranded
  • Rna Virus
  • Arabidopsis Proteins
  • Ribonucleases
  • Drug Antagonism
  • Enzyme Inhibition
  • 060700 Plant Biology
  • Virus Protein
  • Small Interfering Rna
  • Plant Virus
  • Plant Viruses
  • Plants (Botany)
  • Redundant Functions
  • Viral Rna
  • Plant Rna
  • Arabidopsis Protein
  • Cell Cycle Protein
  • Dcl1 Protein
  • Dcl2 Protein
  • Dcl4 Protein
  • Double Stranded Rna
  • Ribonuclease
  • Rna Induced Silencing Complex
  • Antiparasite Defense
  • Viral Disease
  • Plant Defense
  • Plant Disease
  • Rna Degradation
  • Rna Synthesis
  • Carmovirus
  • Rna-Induced Silencing Complex

Abstract

Plants fight viral infections with enzymes that digest viral RNA, but viruses retaliate with proteins that suppress these enzymes. To boost their antiviral response plants deploy enzymes with redundant functions.

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