Gene Symbol: C
Description: C protein
Species: Sendai virus

Top Publications

  1. Kato A, Kiyotani K, Kubota T, Yoshida T, Tashiro M, Nagai Y. Importance of the anti-interferon capacity of Sendai virus C protein for pathogenicity in mice. J Virol. 2007;81:3264-71 pubmed
    The Sendai virus (SeV) C protein blocks signal transduction of interferon (IFN), thereby counteracting the antiviral actions of IFN...
  2. Irie T, Nagata N, Yoshida T, Sakaguchi T. Paramyxovirus Sendai virus C proteins are essential for maintenance of negative-sense RNA genome in virus particles. Virology. 2008;374:495-505 pubmed publisher
    The Sendai virus (SeV) C proteins are a nested set of four accessory proteins, C', C, Y1, and Y2, encoded on the P mRNA from an alternate reading frame...
  3. Takeuchi K, Komatsu T, Kitagawa Y, Sada K, Gotoh B. Sendai virus C protein plays a role in restricting PKR activation by limiting the generation of intracellular double-stranded RNA. J Virol. 2008;82:10102-10 pubmed publisher
    Sendai virus (SeV) C protein is a multifunctional protein that plays important roles in regulating viral genome replication and transcription, antagonizing the host interferon system, suppressing virus-induced apoptosis, and facilitating ..
  4. Oda K, Matoba Y, Irie T, Kawabata R, Fukushi M, Sugiyama M, et al. Structural Basis of the Inhibition of STAT1 Activity by Sendai Virus C Protein. J Virol. 2015;89:11487-99 pubmed publisher
    Sendai virus (SeV) C protein inhibits the signal transduction pathways of interferon alpha/beta (IFN-α/β) and IFN-γ by binding to the N-terminal domain of STAT1 (STAT1ND), thereby allowing SeV to escape from host innate immunity...
  5. Itoh M, Isegawa Y, Hotta H, Homma M. Isolation of an avirulent mutant of Sendai virus with two amino acid mutations from a highly virulent field strain through adaptation to LLC-MK2 cells. J Gen Virol. 1997;78 ( Pt 12):3207-15 pubmed publisher
    ..the attenuation of mouse pathogenicity of MVC11 were associated with only two amino acid substitutions; one on the C protein (Phe substituted by Ser at position 170) and the other on the RNA polymerase, the L protein (Glu substituted ..
  6. Irie T, Nagata N, Igarashi T, Okamoto I, Sakaguchi T. Conserved charged amino acids within Sendai virus C protein play multiple roles in the evasion of innate immune responses. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e10719 pubmed publisher
    One of the accessory proteins of Sendai virus (SeV), C, translated from an alternate reading frame of P/V mRNA has been shown to function at multiple stages of infection in cell cultures as well as in mice...
  7. Sánchez Aparicio M, Garcin D, Rice C, Kolakofsky D, Garcia Sastre A, Baum A. Loss of Sendai virus C protein leads to accumulation of RIG-I immunostimulatory defective interfering RNA. J Gen Virol. 2017;98:1282-1293 pubmed publisher
    ..RIG-I is activated during SeV infection, we used a different interferon (IFN)-inducing SeV strain, recombinant SeV?C, which, in contrast to SeV-Cantell is believed to stimulate IFN production due to the lack of the SeV IFN antagonist ..
  8. Marq J, Brini A, Kolakofsky D, Garcin D. Targeting of the Sendai virus C protein to the plasma membrane via a peptide-only membrane anchor. J Virol. 2007;81:3187-97 pubmed
    ..This paper reports that the apparently unmodified N-terminal sequence of the Sendai virus C protein (MPSFLKKILKLRGRR . . ...
  9. Yamaguchi M, Kitagawa Y, Zhou M, Itoh M, Gotoh B. An anti-interferon activity shared by paramyxovirus C proteins: inhibition of Toll-like receptor 7/9-dependent alpha interferon induction. FEBS Lett. 2014;588:28-34 pubmed publisher
    Paramyxovirus C protein targets the host interferon (IFN) system for virus immune evasion...