A RIPtide Protects Neurons from Infection

Ryan P. Gilley, William J. Kaiser

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RIPK3 and RIPK1 limit virus spread by executing either apoptotic or necroptotic cell death in response to infection. In a recent issue of Cell, Daniels et al. (2017) unveil an unexpected cell death-independent requirement of RIP kinase activity in coordinating neuroinflammation, restricting West Nile virus pathogenesis in neurons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-416
Number of pages2
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 12 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology


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