description
TRAF6 is crucial for both RIG-I- and MDA5-mediated antiviral responses. The absence of TRAF6 resulted in enhanced viral replication and a significant reduction in the production of type I IFNs and IL6 after infection with RNA virus. Activation of NF-kB and IRF7, but not that of IRF3, was significantly impaired during RIG-like helicases (RLHs) signaling in the absence of TRAF6. TRAF6-induced activation of IRF is likely to be specific for IRF7, while TRAF3 is thought to activate both IRF3 and IRF7. These results strongly suggest that the TRAF6- and TRAF3-dependent pathways are likely to bifurcate at IPS-1, but to converge later at IRF7 in order to co-operatively induce sufficient production of type I IFNs during RLH signaling

external resources
NCBI:1269262
REACTOME:R-HSA-933541
PUBMED:19479062

genes
CREBBP , EP300 , IFNA1 , IFNA2 , IFNA4 , IFNA5 , IFNA6 , IFNA7 , IFNA8 , IFNA10 , IFNA13 , IFNA14 , IFNA16 , IFNA17 , IFNA21 , IFNB1 , IRF1 , IRF2 , IRF3 , IRF7 , MYD88 , TRAF2 , TRAF6 , TRIM25 , IKBKE , TANK , DDX58 , TBK1 , MAVS , IFIH1 , SIKE1 , RNF135 , DHX36 , MIR1281 , MIR3614 ,