Time-dependent transformation of the herpesvirus tegument.

  title={Time-dependent transformation of the herpesvirus tegument.},
  author={William W. Newcomb and Jay C Brown},
  journal={Journal of virology},
  volume={83 16},
All herpesviruses have a layer of protein called the tegument that lies between the virion membrane and the capsid. The tegument consists of multiple, virus-encoded protein species that together can account for nearly half the total virus protein. To clarify the structure of the tegument and its attachment to the capsid, we used electron microscopy and… CONTINUE READING