Special Issue "Viral Entry Inhibitors"

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A special issue of Viruses (ISSN 1999-4915). This special issue belongs to the section "Animal Viruses".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Asim Kumar Debnath
Head, Laboratory of Molecular Modeling & Drug Design, Member, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, 310 E 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
Website: http://www.nybloodcenter.org/Molecular-Modeling-Drug-Design.do?sid0=76&page_id=259
E-Mail: ADebnath@NYBloodCenter.org
Phone: +(212) 570 3373
Fax: +(212) 570 3168

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Virus entry into host cells is the earliest step in a productive infection process for both enveloped and non-enveloped viruses. The mechanism of virus entry of enveloped viruses has been studied quite extensively and two drugs targeted to the entry pathway of HIV-1 have been approved by the US FDA. Many more inhibitors are currently being studied to inhibit HIV-1 entry. However, the entry process of non-enveloped viruses is poorly understood. In this special issue, we hope to capture the recent developments in our understanding of the entry mechanism of both enveloped and non-enveloped viruses and their inhibition.

Dr. Asim Kumar Debnath
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • virus entry
  • enveloped and non-enveloped viruses
  • entry inhibitors
  • fusion inhibitors
  • mechanism of virus entry
  • pathogenesis
  • drug-resistance

Published Papers (6 papers)

Viruses 2013, 5(2), 605-618; doi:10.3390/v5020605
Received: 16 January 2013; in revised form: 1 February 2013 / Accepted: 4 February 2013 / Published: 6 February 2013
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Viruses 2013, 5(2), 595-604; doi:10.3390/v5020595
Received: 12 December 2012; in revised form: 24 January 2013 / Accepted: 31 January 2013 / Published: 6 February 2013
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Viruses 2013, 5(1), 352-373; doi:10.3390/v5010352
Received: 14 December 2012; in revised form: 17 January 2013 / Accepted: 21 January 2013 / Published: 22 January 2013
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Viruses 2013, 5(1), 211-225; doi:10.3390/v5010211
Received: 7 December 2012; in revised form: 17 December 2012 / Accepted: 11 January 2013 / Published: 16 January 2013
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Viruses 2013, 5(1), 127-149; doi:10.3390/v5010127
Received: 3 December 2012; in revised form: 3 January 2013 / Accepted: 3 January 2013 / Published: 11 January 2013
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Viruses 2012, 4(12), 3859-3911; doi:10.3390/v4123859
Received: 6 November 2012; in revised form: 8 December 2012 / Accepted: 12 December 2012 / Published: 19 December 2012
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Last update: 23 October 2013

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