The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) encodes two anti-apoptotic cellular Bcl2 homologs, BALF1 and BHRF1. BHRF1 has an anti-apoptotic activity but is rarely expressed in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). However, BALF1 is not yet well characterized.
The objective of the study was to characterize BALF1 gene. First, the search of its… (More)