Antiviral and Antifungal Properties of RIPs

Gabriela Krivdova, Kira C.M. Neller, Bijal A. Parikh, Katalin A. Hudak

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Abstract

Ribosome-inactivating proteins (RIPs) have long been known to have antiviral properties, since the first characterized type 1 RIP, Pokeweed antiviral protein, was found. Since then, antifungal activity has also been reported. This chapter will discuss the models and data that support each activity and the possible methods of use of these important areas of plant pathogen protection.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRibosome-inactivating Proteins
Subtitle of host publicationRicin and Related Proteins
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Pages198-211
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781118847237
ISBN (Print)9781118125656
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 23 2014

Keywords

  • Antifungal
  • Antiviral
  • Depurination
  • Plant pathogens
  • RIPs
  • Transgenic

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    Krivdova, G., Neller, K. C. M., Parikh, B. A., & Hudak, K. A. (2014). Antiviral and Antifungal Properties of RIPs. In Ribosome-inactivating Proteins: Ricin and Related Proteins (pp. 198-211). Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118847237.ch13