Enzymes and Enzyme Activity Encoded by Nonenveloped Viruses.


Viruses are obligate intracellular parasites that rely on host cell machineries for their replication and survival. Although viruses tend to make optimal use of the host cell protein repertoire, they need to encode essential enzymatic or effector functions that may not be available or accessible in the host cellular milieu. The enzymes encoded by… (More)
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-virology-101416-041944