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Keyword - Inhibition of host innate immune response by virus (KW-1090)

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Definition

Viral protein involved in the evasion of host innate immune response. Upon viral infection, the innate immune system initially defends the host in a non-specific manner. Many viral proteins interact with and inhibit components the host innate system to replicate more efficiently.

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Biological process

GOi

suppression by virus of host innate immune response [ GO:0039503 ]

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Host-virus interactionInhibition of host innate immune response by virusViral immunoevasionBiological process