Published in AIDS Weekly, January 24th, 2000
Previous studies have indicated that incorporation of surface glycoprotein into retroviral particles is not a specific process. Data has suggested that many heterologous viral and cellular glycoproteins can be incorporated as long as they do not have long cytoplasmic C-terminal regions. These long regions were presumed to be sterically inhibitory.
Peter Henriksson and colleagues from Forschungsschwerpunkt Angewandte Tumorvirologie, Germany, directly examined this...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of AIDS Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.