Chapter 13. Autophagy in Antiviral Host Defense

  1. Prof. Dr. Vojo Deretic
  1. Beth Levine

Published Online: 28 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/352760880X.ch13

Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector

Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector

How to Cite

Levine, B. (2006) Autophagy in Antiviral Host Defense, in Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector (ed V. Deretic), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/352760880X.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Departments of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Cell Biology & Physiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 915 Camino de Salud, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131-001, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9113, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314508

Online ISBN: 9783527608805

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Keywords:

  • autophagy;
  • immunity;
  • infection;
  • autophagy in antiviral host defense;
  • antiviral signaling pathways;
  • autophagy regulation;
  • role of mammalian autophagy genes in antiviral host defense;
  • role of plant autophagy genes in antiviral host defense;
  • evasion of autophagy by viruses;
  • autophagy and antigen presentation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Role of Antiviral Signaling Pathways in Autophagy Regulation

    • PKR is Required for Virus-induced Autophagy

    • IFN-γ Stimulates Autophagy

  • Role of Mammalian Autophagy Genes in Antiviral Host Defense

  • Role of Plant Autophagy Genes in Antiviral Host Defense

  • Evasion of Autophagy by Viruses

  • How Might Viral Evasion of Autophagy Contribute to Viral Pathogenesis?

  • Autophagy and Antigen Presentation

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References