Nrf2 Signaling in Viral Infections


  • Editorial Office ROS



Antioxidant genes; COVID-19; Cytoprotective genes; Dimethyl fumarate; Nrf2 signaling; SARS-CoV2; Sul-foraphane; Viral infections


Nrf2 is a central regulator of cellular antioxidant and other cytoprotective genes. Several recent studies revealed a novel role for Nrf2 signaling in protecting against viral infections, including COVID-19. The findings from these studies pointed to a feasibility for treating viral infections, including COVID-19, via pharmacological activation of the Nrf2 signaling pathway.

(First online: March 3, 2022)


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How to Cite

ROS, E. O. (2022). Nrf2 Signaling in Viral Infections. Reactive Oxygen Species, 12, n5–n6.