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Science 314 (5801): 935-936

Copyright © 2006 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Sensing Viral RNA Amid Your Own

Takashi Fujita

Viral RNA has a structural modification that cells recognize. This modification could be used in antiviral therapies and to modulate the immune system.

The author is with the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606- 8507, Japan. E-mail: tfujita{at}

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