About the Authors

Caroline Sommereyns, Sophie Paul, Thomas Michiels
Université catholique de Louvain, de Duve Institute, MIPA-VIRO 74-49, Brussels, Belgium

Peter Staeheli
Department of Virology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS SP TM. Performed the experiments: CS SP PS TM. Analyzed the data: CS SP TM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PS. Wrote the paper: CS SP PS TM. Performed and designed the experiments to define tissues and cells responding to IFNs: CS. Performed and designed the experiments destined to analyze IFN production: SP. Provided Mx-positive mice as well as antibodies, and performed the LACV infections: PS. Helped in the design and performance of several experiments, and wrote the manuscript with the help of all co-authors: TM.