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Screening of a Library of FDA-Approved Drugs Identifies Several Enterovirus Replication Inhibitors That Target Viral Protein 2C

Author(s): Rachel Ulferts, S. Matthijn de Boer, Lonneke van der Linden, Lisa Bauer, Hey Rhyoung Lyoo, Maria J. Maté, Julie Lichière, Bruno Canard, Daphne Lelieveld, Wienand Omta, David Egan, Bruno Coutard, Frank J. M. van Kuppeveld
Published in: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Issue 60/5, 2016, Page(s) 2627-2638, ISSN 0066-4804
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.02182-15

Mutations in Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3A Protein Uncouple the Dependency of Genome Replication on Host Factors Phosphatidylinositol 4-Kinase IIIα and Oxysterol-Binding Protein

Author(s): Cristina M. Dorobantu, Lucian Albulescu, Heyrhyoung Lyoo, Mirjam van Kampen, Raffaele De Francesco, Volker Lohmann, Christian Harak, Hilde M. van der Schaar, Jeroen R. P. M. Strating, Alexander E. Gorbalenya, Frank J. M. van Kuppeveld
Published in: mSphere, Issue 1/3, 2016, Page(s) e00068-16, ISSN 2379-5042
DOI: 10.1128/mSphere.00068-16

Replication of the Zika virus in different iPSC-derived neuronal cells and implications to assess efficacy of antivirals

Author(s): Kristina Lanko, Kristel Eggermont, Abdulsamie Patel, Suzanne Kaptein, Leen Delang, Catherine M. Verfaillie, Johan Neyts
Published in: Antiviral Research, Issue 145, 2017, Page(s) 82-86, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2017.07.010

Escaping Host Factor PI4KB Inhibition: Enterovirus Genomic RNA Replication in the Absence of Replication Organelles

Author(s): Charlotte E. Melia, Hilde M. van der Schaar, Heyrhyoung Lyoo, Ronald W.A.L. Limpens, Qian Feng, Maryam Wahedi, Gijs J. Overheul, Ronald P. van Rij, Eric J. Snijder, Abraham J. Koster, Montserrat Bárcena, Frank J.M. van Kuppeveld
Published in: Cell Reports, Issue 21/3, 2017, Page(s) 587-599, ISSN 2211-1247
DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.09.068

Modulation of proteolytic polyprotein processing by coxsackievirus mutants resistant to inhibitors targeting phosphatidylinositol-4-kinase IIIβ or oxysterol binding protein

Author(s): Heyrhyoung Lyoo, Cristina M. Dorobantu, Hilde M. van der Schaar, Frank J.M. van Kuppeveld
Published in: Antiviral Research, Issue 147, 2017, Page(s) 86-90, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2017.10.006

Direct-acting antivirals and host-targeting strategies to combat enterovirus infections

Author(s): Lisa Bauer, Heyrhyoung Lyoo, Hilde M van der Schaar, Jeroen RPM Strating, Frank JM van Kuppeveld
Published in: Current Opinion in Virology, Issue 24, 2017, Page(s) 1-8, ISSN 1879-6257
DOI: 10.1016/j.coviro.2017.03.009

Suramin inhibits Zika virus replication by interfering with virus attachment and release of infectious particles

Author(s): Irina C. Albulescu, Kristina Kovacikova, Ali Tas, Eric J. Snijder, Martijn J. van Hemert
Published in: Antiviral Research, Issue 143, 2017, Page(s) 230-236, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2017.04.016

Bis(benzofuran–thiazolidinone)s and bis(benzofuran–thiazinanone)s as inhibiting agents for chikungunya virus

Author(s): Jih Ru Hwu, Nitesh K. Gupta, Shwu-Chen Tsay, Wen-Chieh Huang, Irina C. Albulescu, Kristina Kovacikova, Martijn J. van Hemert
Published in: Antiviral Research, Issue 146, 2017, Page(s) 96-101, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2017.08.008

Structural and molecular basis of mismatch correction and ribavirin excision from coronavirus RNA

Author(s): François Ferron, Lorenzo Subissi, Ana Theresa Silveira De Morais, Nhung Thi Tuyet Le, Marion Sevajol, Laure Gluais, Etienne Decroly, Clemens Vonrhein, Gérard Bricogne, Bruno Canard, Isabelle Imbert
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Issue 115/2, 2018, Page(s) E162-E171, ISSN 0027-8424
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1718806115

A Reverse Genetics System for Zika Virus Based on a Simple Molecular Cloning Strategy

Author(s): Maximilian Münster, Anna Płaszczyca, Mirko Cortese, Christopher Neufeldt, Sarah Goellner, Gang Long, Ralf Bartenschlager
Published in: Viruses, Issue 10/7, 2018, Page(s) 368, ISSN 1999-4915
DOI: 10.3390/v10070368

Structure-activity relationship study of itraconazole, a broad-range inhibitor of picornavirus replication that targets oxysterol-binding protein (OSBP)

Author(s): Lisa Bauer, Salvatore Ferla, Sarah A. Head, Shridhar Bhat, Kalyan K. Pasunooti, Wei Q. Shi, Lucian Albulescu, Jun O. Liu, Andrea Brancale, Frank J.M. van Kuppeveld, Jeroen R.P.M. Strating
Published in: Antiviral Research, Issue 156, 2018, Page(s) 55-63, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2018.05.010

Novel non-heteroarylpyrimidine (HAP) capsid assembly modifiers have a different mode of action from HAPs in vitro

Author(s): Angelica Corcuera, Katharina Stolle, Stefan Hillmer, Stefan Seitz, Ji-Young Lee, Ralf Bartenschlager, Alexander Birkmann, Andreas Urban
Published in: Antiviral Research, Issue 158, 2018, Page(s) 135-142, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2018.07.011

Antiviral effects of selected nucleoside analogs against human parechoviruses A1 and A3

Author(s): Lanko, Kristina; Ma, Yipeng; Delang, Leen; Mirabelli, Carmen; Neyts, Johan
Published in: Lirias, Issue 1, 2018, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2018.12.009

The Origin, Dynamic Morphology, and PI4P-Independent Formation of Encephalomyocarditis Virus Replication Organelles

Author(s): C. E. Melia, H. M. van der Schaar, A. W. M. de Jong, H. R. Lyoo, E. J. Snijder, A. J. Koster, F. J. M. van Kuppeveld, M. Bárcena
Published in: mBio, Issue 9/2, 2018, Page(s) e00420-18, ISSN 2150-7511
DOI: 10.1128/mbio.00420-18

Discovery of Multitarget Agents Active as Broad-Spectrum Antivirals and Correctors of Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator for Associated Pulmonary Diseases.

Author(s): Tassini S, Sun L, Lanko K, Crespan E, Langron E, Falchi F, Kissova M, Armijos-Rivera JI, Delang L, Mirabelli C, Neyts J, Pieroni M, Cavalli A, Costantino G, Maga G, Vergani P, Leyssen P, Radi M
Published in: J Med Chem, Issue 60(4), 2017, Page(s) 1400-1416, ISSN 0022-2623
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b01521

A novel interaction between dengue virus nonstructural protein 1 and the NS4A-2K-4B precursor is required for viral RNA replication but not for formation of the membranous replication organelle

Author(s): Anna Płaszczyca, Pietro Scaturro, Christopher John Neufeldt, Mirko Cortese, Berati Cerikan, Salvatore Ferla, Andrea Brancale, Andreas Pichlmair, Ralf Bartenschlager
Published in: PLOS Pathogens, Issue 15/5, 2019, Page(s) e1007736, ISSN 1553-7374
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007736

An orthogonal proteomic survey uncovers novel Zika virus host factors

Author(s): Pietro Scaturro, Alexey Stukalov, Darya A. Haas, Mirko Cortese, Kalina Draganova, Anna Płaszczyca, Ralf Bartenschlager, Magdalena Götz, Andreas Pichlmair
Published in: Nature, Issue 561/7722, 2018, Page(s) 253-257, ISSN 0028-0836
DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0484-5

ACBD3 Is an Essential Pan-enterovirus Host Factor That Mediates the Interaction between Viral 3A Protein and Cellular Protein PI4KB

Author(s): Heyrhyoung Lyoo, Hilde M. van der Schaar, Cristina M. Dorobantu, Huib H. Rabouw, Jeroen R. P. M. Strating, Frank J. M. van Kuppeveld
Published in: mBio, Issue 10/1, 2019, ISSN 2150-7511
DOI: 10.1128/mBio.02742-18

Convergent evolution in the mechanisms of ACBD3 recruitment to picornavirus replication sites

Author(s): Vladimira Horova, Heyrhyoung Lyoo, Bartosz Różycki, Dominika Chalupska, Miroslav Smola, Jana Humpolickova, Jeroen R. P. M. Strating, Frank J. M. van Kuppeveld, Evzen Boura, Martin Klima
Published in: PLOS Pathogens, Issue 15/8, 2019, Page(s) e1007962, ISSN 1553-7374
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007962

Fluoxetine Inhibits Enterovirus Replication by Targeting the Viral 2C Protein in a Stereospecific Manner

Author(s): Lisa Bauer, Roberto Manganaro, Birgit Zonsics, Jeroen R. P. M. Strating, Priscila El Kazzi, Moira Lorenzo Lopez, Rachel Ulferts, Clara van Hoey, Maria J. Maté, Thierry Langer, Bruno Coutard, Andrea Brancale, Frank J. M. van Kuppeveld
Published in: ACS Infectious Diseases, Issue 5/9, 2019, Page(s) 1609-1623, ISSN 2373-8227
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00179

Bypassing pan-enterovirus host factor PLA2G16

Author(s): Jim Baggen, Yue Liu, Heyrhyoung Lyoo, Arno L. W. van Vliet, Maryam Wahedi, Jost W. de Bruin, Richard W. Roberts, Pieter Overduin, Adam Meijer, Michael G. Rossmann, Hendrik Jan Thibaut, Frank J. M. van Kuppeveld
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 10/1, 2019, Page(s) 3171, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-11256-z

Approved drugs screening against the nsP1 capping enzyme of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus using an immuno-based assay

Author(s): Ana S. Ferreira-Ramos, Changqing Li, Cécilia Eydoux, Jean Marie Contreras, Christophe Morice, Gilles Quérat, Alba Gigante, María-Jesús Pérez Pérez, Marie-Louise Jung, Bruno Canard, Jean-Claude Guillemot, Etienne Decroly, Bruno Coutard
Published in: Antiviral Research, Issue 163, 2019, Page(s) 59-69, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2019.01.003

The Curious Case of the Nidovirus Exoribonuclease: Its Role in RNA Synthesis and Replication Fidelity

Author(s): Natacha S. Ogando, Francois Ferron, Etienne Decroly, Bruno Canard, Clara C. Posthuma, Eric J. Snijder
Published in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Issue 10, 2019, ISSN 1664-302X
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01813

Viral engagement with host receptors blocked by a novel class of tryptophan dendrimers that targets the 5-fold-axis of the enterovirus-A71 capsid

Author(s): Liang Sun, Hyunwook Lee, Hendrik Jan Thibaut, Kristina Lanko, Eva Rivero-Buceta, Carol Bator, Belen Martinez-Gualda, Kai Dallmeier, Leen Delang, Pieter Leyssen, Federico Gago, Ana San-Félix, Susan Hafenstein, Carmen Mirabelli, Johan Neyts
Published in: PLOS Pathogens, Issue 15/5, 2019, Page(s) e1007760, ISSN 1553-7374
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007760

No evidence for viral small RNA production and antiviral function of Argonaute 2 in human cells

Author(s): Susan Schuster, Gijs J. Overheul, Lisa Bauer, Frank J. M. van Kuppeveld, Ronald P. van Rij
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-50287-w

Viral rewiring of cellular lipid metabolism to create membranous replication compartments

Author(s): Jeroen RPM Strating, Frank JM van Kuppeveld
Published in: Current Opinion in Cell Biology, Issue 47, 2017, Page(s) 24-33, ISSN 0955-0674
DOI: 10.1016/

Meeting report: 31st International Conference on Antiviral Research

Author(s): Mike Bray, Graciela Andrei, Ester Ballana, Kara Carter, David Durantel, Brian Gentry, Zlatko Janeba, Jennifer Moffat, Clasien J. Oomen, Bart Tarbet, Eva Riveira-Muñoz, José. A. Esté
Published in: Antiviral Research, Issue 158, 2018, Page(s) 88-102, ISSN 0166-3542
DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2018.08.002

Characterization of the Golgi c10orf76-PI4KB complex, and its necessity for Golgi PI4P levels and enterovirus replication

Author(s): J.A. McPhail, H.R. Lyoo, J.G. Pemberton, R.M. Hoffmann, W. van Elst, J.R.P.M. Strating, M.L. Jenkins, J.T.B. Stariha, F.J.M. van Kuppeveld, T. Balla, J.E. Burke
Published in: bioRxiv, 2019
DOI: 10.1101/634592