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Flashcards in Host Responses to Viral Infections Deck (5):
1

What are the effects retroviruses typically have on cells?

Virions get expelled from the cell by budding and the cell does not die

2

Permissive cells are cells that ___________.

are able to produce new virions

3

List the three anti-viral properties of IFNalpha and IFNbeta.

Activation of NK cells; upregulation of MHC I; and induced resistance to viral replication

4

What kinase mediates the anti-translational state induced by interferon alpha and beta?

Protein kinase R

5

What substance, induced by IFNalpha/beta activation, initiates mRNA degradation?

Oligoadenylate synthesis

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