Closing the Rift: Discovery of a novel virus receptor

Nathen E. Bopp, Diana Fernández, Patricia V. Aguilar

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5084-5086
Number of pages3
Issue number20
StatePublished - Sep 30 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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