In this issue of Cell, Ganaie et al. reports the identification of LRP1 as a receptor of the highly pathogenic Rift Valley fever virus. By using genome-wide CRISPR-Cas9 screening and functional studies, Ganaie et al. identified LRP1 and several co-factors as essential elements for virus infection.
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- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)