Fusing structure and function: a structural view of the herpesvirus entry machinery

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Herpesviruses are double-stranded DNA, enveloped viruses that infect host cells through fusion with either the host cell plasma membrane or endocytic vesicle membranes. Efficient infection of host cells by herpesviruses is remarkably more complex than infection by other viruses, as it requires the concerted effort of multiple glycoproteins and involves… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro2548

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