• Convergent Evolution of Argonaute-2 Slicer Antagonism in Two Distinct Insect RNA Viruses 

      van Mierlo, Joel; Bronkhorst, Alfred; Overheul, Gijs; Sadanandan, Sajna; Ekström, Jens-Ola; Heestermans, Marco; Hultmark, Dan; Antoniewski, Chistophe; van Rij, Ronald (2012)
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      RNA interference (RNAi) is a major antiviral pathway that shapes evolution of RNA viruses. We show here that Nora virus, a natural Drosophila pathogen, is both a target and suppressor of RNAi. We detected viral small RNAs ...