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Molecular Biology of the Prototype Arenavirus, Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus

  • Maria S. Salvato
Part of the The Viruses book series (VIRS)

Abstract

Structural analysis of a well-characterized virus such as lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is of particular importance in interpret-ing complex biological phenomena. Complete determination of the nu-cleotide sequence of LCMV establishes the structural features and cod-ing capacity of the virus genome. It enables further studies on the gene expression and replication mechanisms of arenaviruses, with potential significance for our understanding of viral persistence and pathogenesis.

Keywords

Genomic Segment Nucleocapsid Protein Single Amino Acid Change Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria S. Salvato
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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