Retrovirus insertion into herpesviruses

Robert J. Isfort, Richard Witter, Hsing lien Kung

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Abstract

Recent studies have indicated that retroviruses can integrate into and mutate the genomes of herpesviruses during co-infection. This interaction has the potential to change the host range and pathogenicity of both viruses and result in novel infectious agents and diseases. This phenomenon also allows genetic material to be exchanged between these viruses and their hosts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)174-177
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Microbiology
Volume2
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

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Herpesviridae
Retroviridae
Viruses
Host Specificity
Coinfection
Communicable Diseases
Virulence
Genome
Genes

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  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases

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Retrovirus insertion into herpesviruses. / Isfort, Robert J.; Witter, Richard; Kung, Hsing lien.

In: Trends in Microbiology, Vol. 2, No. 5, 01.01.1994, p. 174-177.

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Isfort, Robert J. ; Witter, Richard ; Kung, Hsing lien. / Retrovirus insertion into herpesviruses. In: Trends in Microbiology. 1994 ; Vol. 2, No. 5. pp. 174-177.
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