Phosphorylation of structural components promotes dissociation of the herpes simplex virus type 1 tegument

Phosphorylation of structural components promotes dissociation of the herpes simplex virus type 1 tegument

Phosphorylation of structural components promotes dissociation of the herpes simplex virus type 1 tegument
Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) is an alphaherpesvirus that has been reported to infect some epithelial cell types by fusion at the plasma membrane but others by endocytosis. Most of the antiviral drugs now available are designed to help deal with HIV, herpes viruses, the hepatitis B and C viruses, and influenza A and B viruses. The UL46 gene encodes two proteins that are packaged into the virion; therefore, pUL46 is also designated as virion polypeptides 11 and 12 (VP11/12). By combining GFP fused to the NH2 terminus of HIV-1 Vpr tagging with other labeling techniques, it was possible to determine the state of progression of individual particles through the viral life cycle. B. Sensitivity to alpha-defensin neutralization is a common feature of HAdV species A, B1, B2, C, and E, whereas species D and F are resistant. PD98059 inhibited MAPK activation and induction-stabilization of c-Fos.

(ii) Experiments involving shifts from the permissive to the nonpermissive temperature indicated that viral protein synthesis was not sustained in cells maintained at the permissive temperature for less than 4 h. In conclusion, the UL25 gene product forms a tight connection with the capsid being linked with VP5 and VP19C, and it may play a role in anchoring the genomic DNA. We found that the incoming nucleocapsids colocalize with microtubules during their transport to the nucleus and that UL25 remains associated with nucleocapsids during this transport. Newcomb, J. C.

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