The Coronavirus E Protein: Assembly and Beyond
AbstractThe coronavirus E protein is a small membrane protein that has an important role in the assembly of virions. Recent studies have indicated that the E protein has functions during infection beyond assembly, including in virus egress and in the host stress response. Additionally, the E protein has ion channel activity, interacts with host proteins, and may have multiple membrane topologies. The goal of this review is to highlight the properties and functions of the E protein, and speculate on how they may be related.
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Ruch, T.R.; Machamer, C.E. The Coronavirus E Protein: Assembly and Beyond. Viruses 2012, 4, 363-382.
Ruch TR, Machamer CE. The Coronavirus E Protein: Assembly and Beyond. Viruses. 2012; 4(3):363-382.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ruch, Travis R.; Machamer, Carolyn E. 2012. "The Coronavirus E Protein: Assembly and Beyond." Viruses 4, no. 3: 363-382.