TWiV 507: The fusion of form and function

August 19, 2018

vaccinia virus proteinsThe TWiV team discuss the biology of Ebola viruses, and how localization of the membrane proteins of vaccinia virus drive function: the fusion machinery sits at the tips of virions, and binding proteins are at the sides.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson DespommierAlan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker

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