The Membrane Fusion Mechanism of Herpes Simplex Virus Glycoprotein B.

Stampfer, Samuel.

Abstract: Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) infects the majority of people worldwide, causing oral and genital lesions among healthy individuals and life-threatening disseminated disease among the immunocompromised. HSV enters cells by merging its lipid envelope with the plasma membrane of the cell, in a process called membrane fusion. Fusion requires four proteins: the receptor-binding glycoprotein D, a... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Biochemistry.
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