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Burckhardt, C J; Greber, U F (2008). Redox rescues virus from ER trap. Nature Cell Biology, 10(1):9-11.
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How viruses manage to resist physical and chemical stress and yet open their protective coats during cell infection has been a longstanding, fundamental question. A study with the DNA tumour virus SV40 now shows that protein folding and quality-control factors of the endoplasmic reticulum reshuffle disulfide bonds within the viral capsid, providing a molecular mechanism for the exit of infectious virions from the endoplasmic reticulum.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, further contribution|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Molecular Life Sciences|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||570 Life sciences; biology|
|Deposited On:||11 Feb 2008 12:17|
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2016 12:15|
|Publisher:||Nature Publishing Group|
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