Hiscott J. Triggering the innate antiviral response through IRF-3 activation. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:15325-9 pubmed
..In murine knock-out models, the absence of IRF-3 and the closely related IRF-7 ablates IFN production and increases viral pathogenesis, thus supporting a pivotal role for IRF-3/IRF-7 in the development of the host antiviral response. ..
Hiscott J, Grandvaux N, Sharma S, tenOever B, Servant M, Lin R. Convergence of the NF-kappaB and interferon signaling pathways in the regulation of antiviral defense and apoptosis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003;1010:237-48 pubmed
..We report that the IKK-related kinases-IKKepsilon/TBK-1-are components of VAK that mediate IRF-3 and IRF-7 phosphorylation and thus functionally link the NF-kappaB and IRF pathways in the development of the antiviral response. ..
Hiscott J, Lacoste J, Lin R. Recruitment of an interferon molecular signaling complex to the mitochondrial membrane: disruption by hepatitis C virus NS3-4A protease. Biochem Pharmacol. 2006;72:1477-84 pubmed
..These observations provide an outline of the mechanism by which HCV evades the IFN antiviral response. ..