Herpesvirus Latency 2024

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2024 | Viewed by 253

Special Issue Editor

1. Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
2. Department of Microbiology, College of Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Interests: herpesvirus; latency; reactivation; virus-host interaction; latency associated transcripts

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The Herpesvirales order contains the Alloherpesviridae, Orthoherpesviridae, and Malacoherpesviridae families. Fish and amphibian herpesviruses belong to the Alloherpesviridae family; avian, mammalian, and reptilian herpesviruses belong to the Orthoherpesviridae family; and molluscan herpesviruses belong to the Malacoherpesviridae family. One unique feature known to many Orthoherpesviridae members is latency and reactivation. Latent infection has recently been reported in Alloherpesviridae and Malacoherpesviridae viruses. Reactivation from latency is critical for virus transmission. Although latency-reactivation mechanisms have been studied in many members within the Orthoherpsviridae, the mechanisms of herpesvirus reactivation are still poorly understood for many herpes viruses. This Special Issue calls for studies on the mechanism of herpesvirus latency and reactivation, the role of innate immune responses, and the role of stress in virus reactivation from latency.

Dr. Ling Jin
Guest Editor

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  • herpesvirus
  • latency
  • reactivation
  • persistency
  • innate immune response
  • stress
  • heat stress

Published Papers

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