Autophagic flux without a block differentiates varicella-zoster virus infection from herpes simplex virus infection.

Abstract

Autophagy is a process by which misfolded and damaged proteins are sequestered into autophagosomes, before degradation in and recycling from lysosomes. We have extensively studied the role of autophagy in varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection, and have observed that vesicular cells are filled with >100 autophagosomes that are easily detectable after… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1417878112

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