Published in AIDS Weekly, April 27th, 2009
"A current working model proposes that Bst-2 inhibits virus release by tethering viral particles to the cell surface. Here, we analyzed endogenous Bst-2 with respect to its effect on virus release from HeLa cells, T cells, and macrophages. We noted significant cell type-dependent variation in Bst-2 expression. Vpu caused a reduction in Bst-2 expression in transfected HeLa cells and long-term infected macrophages. However, Vpu expression did...
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