Diani E, Avesani F, Bergamo E, Cremonese G, Bertazzoni U, Romanelli M. HTLV-1 Tax protein recruitment into IKKÎµ and TBK1 kinase complexes enhances IFN-I expression. Virology. 2015;476:92-99 pubmed publisher
..We propose that Tax may be recruited into the TBK1/IKKÉ› complexes as a scaffolding-adaptor protein that enhances IFN-I gene expression. ..
Bertazzoni U, Turci M, Avesani F, Di Gennaro G, Bidoia C, Romanelli M. Intracellular localization and cellular factors interaction of HTLV-1 and HTLV-2 Tax proteins: similarities and functional differences. Viruses. 2011;3:541-60 pubmed publisher
..Special attention will be given to the distinctions between Tax-1 and Tax-2 that likely play an important role in their transactivation activity. ..