Structural Studies of Cytomegalovirus Entry Proteins

Burke, Heidi.

Abstract: Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV), a dsDNA, enveloped virus, is a ubiquitous pathogen that establishes lifelong latent infections in 50-90% of the population. It causes disease in persons with compromised immune systems, e.g., organ transplant recipients or AIDS patients. HCMV is also a leading cause of congenital viral infections and developmental defects in newborns. Entry of HCMV into cell... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Molecular Microbiology.
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