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Viruses 2015, 7(10), 5169-5171;

Viroporins: Structures and functions beyond cell membrane permeabilization

Biophysics Unit (CSIC, UPV/EHU) and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), P.O. Box 644, 48080 Bilbao, Spain
Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa (CSIC, UAM), c/Nicolás Cabrera, 1, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
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Academic Editor: Eric O. Freed
Received: 17 September 2015 / Revised: 21 September 2015 / Accepted: 21 September 2015 / Published: 29 September 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Viroporins)
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Viroporins represent an interesting group of viral proteins that exhibit two sets of functions. First, they participate in several viral processes that are necessary for efficient production of virus progeny. [...] View Full-Text
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Nieva, J.L.; Carrasco, L. Viroporins: Structures and functions beyond cell membrane permeabilization. Viruses 2015, 7, 5169-5171.

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