Published in Vaccine Weekly, January 17th, 2007
Study 1: The envelope G3L protein is essential for entry of vaccinia virus into host cells.
According to recent research published in the Journal of Virology, "The vaccinia virus G3L/WR079 gene encodes a conserved protein with a predicted transmembrane domain. Our proteomic analyses of vaccinia virus revealed that G3L protein is incorporated into intracellular mature virus; however, the function of G3L protein in the vaccinia virus life cycle has not been investigated."
"In this study, a recombinant vaccinia virus, AWL, expressing G3L...
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