With the first reports on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the scientific community working in the field of type III IFNs (IFN-λ) realized that this class of IFNs could play an important role in this and other emerging viral infections. In this Viewpoint, we present our opinion on the benefits and potential limitations of using IFN-λ to prevent, limit, and treat these dangerous viral infections.

Prokunina-Olsson, L., Alphonse, N., Dickenson, R., Durbin, J., Glenn, J., Hartmann, R., et al. (2020). COVID-19 and emerging viral infections: The case for interferon lambda. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, 217(5) [10.1084/jem.20200653].

COVID-19 and emerging viral infections: The case for interferon lambda

Zanoni I.
2020

Abstract

With the first reports on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the scientific community working in the field of type III IFNs (IFN-λ) realized that this class of IFNs could play an important role in this and other emerging viral infections. In this Viewpoint, we present our opinion on the benefits and potential limitations of using IFN-λ to prevent, limit, and treat these dangerous viral infections.
Articolo in rivista - Review Essay
antivirus agent; coronavirus disease 2019; interferon;
English
14-apr-2020
2020
217
5
e20200653
none
Prokunina-Olsson, L., Alphonse, N., Dickenson, R., Durbin, J., Glenn, J., Hartmann, R., et al. (2020). COVID-19 and emerging viral infections: The case for interferon lambda. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, 217(5) [10.1084/jem.20200653].
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