A Possible Mechanism for the Stimulation of Cell DNA Synthesis by Viral Infection

  • Nieves Villanueva
  • Jesús Avila


It is known that viral infection can modify the DNA replication process in animal cells. For example, infection of quiescent cells by human cytomegalovirus (CMV) resumes cell DNA synthesis by an unkown mechanism.


Human Cytomegalovirus Polymerize Microtubule Microtubule Binding Microtubule Depolymerization Tubulin Binding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nieves Villanueva
    • 1
  • Jesús Avila
    • 2
  1. 1.Servicio de Virología, CNMVISInstituto de Salud Carlos IIIMadridSpain
  2. 2.Cento de Biología MolecularUniversidad de MadridMadridSpain

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