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Mechanisms of virus uncoating


Greber, U F; Singh, I; Helenius, A (1994). Mechanisms of virus uncoating. Trends in Microbiology, 2(2):52-56.

Abstract

In a virus particle, the genome is highly condensed and protected by proteins and membrane bilayers. Before it can be replicated in a new host cell, uncoating must take place. Recent studies on enveloped and nonenveloped animal viruses indicate that uncoating occurs through complex, multistep processes triggered by virus-host-cell interactions.

In a virus particle, the genome is highly condensed and protected by proteins and membrane bilayers. Before it can be replicated in a new host cell, uncoating must take place. Recent studies on enveloped and nonenveloped animal viruses indicate that uncoating occurs through complex, multistep processes triggered by virus-host-cell interactions.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
Language:English
Date:1 February 1994
Deposited On:11 Feb 2008 12:13
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 12:13
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0966-842X
Publisher DOI:10.1016/0966-842X(94)90126-0
PubMed ID:8162442
Permanent URL: http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-212

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