Effector-triggered immunity involves "guarded" host processes that, when perturbed by pathogen factors, prompt a secondary response. A recent study published in Nature by Gaidt et al. demonstrates that MORC3 serves as both the guard and the guarded antiviral host factor-creating a "heads, I win; tails, you lose!" scenario.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-9
Number of pages2
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 12 2022


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