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Keyword - Eukaryotic host gene expression shutoff by virus (KW-1262)

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Definition

Viral protein which prevents host gene expression by blocking host transcription, mRNA export or translation. This gives viral transcripts a competitive edge to use the hijacked translation machinery. Preventing the expression of host proteins is also a strategy to counteract the antiviral response.

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Biological process

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