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Special Issue "Viral Glycoprotein Incorporation"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2014).
Director, Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program, Infectious Diseases Institute, The Ohio State University;
Professor, Center for Retrovirus Research, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity, The Ohio State University, 1900 Coffey Rd., Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: viral membrane fusion and entry; cellular restriction factors against viral infection; retroviral oncogenesis; viral envelope glycoproteins; lentiviral vectors and gene therapy
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Special Issue in Viruses: Mechanisms of Viral Fusion and Applications in Antivirals
This special issue will overview the mechanisms by which viral envelope glycoproteins are acquired by different viruses in order to generate infectious viral particles. It will highlight both the common and divergent strategies evolved by viruses that facilitate the translocation of the viral transmembrane glycoproteins to the viral assembly sites. All enveloped viruses are considered. We shall explore how the varied life cycles of different enveloped viruses results in different mechanisms for glycoprotein acquisition. Cellular factors that modulate the viral glycoprotein expression, trafficking, and incorporation are also included.
Dr. Marc Johnson
Dr. Shan-Lu Liu
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- viral glycoprotein
- enveloped virus
- protein trafficking
- viral assembly sites
- membrane dynamics
- vesicular trafficking
- cellular factors