UL16

Summary

Gene Symbol: UL16
Description: possibly involved in virion morphogenesis
Alias: possibly involved in virion morphogenesis, tegument protein UL16
Species: Human herpesvirus 2

Top Publications

  1. Kolb A, Larsen I, Cuellar J, Brandt C. Genomic, phylogenetic, and recombinational characterization of herpes simplex virus 2 strains. J Virol. 2015;89:6427-34 pubmed publisher
  2. Gao J, Hay T, Banfield B. The Product of the Herpes Simplex Virus 2 UL16 Gene Is Critical for the Egress of Capsids from the Nuclei of Infected Cells. J Virol. 2017;91: pubmed publisher
    The herpes simplex virus (HSV) UL16 gene is conserved throughout the Herpesviridae and encodes a poorly understood tegument protein...
  3. Colgrove R, Diaz F, Newman R, Saif S, Shea T, Young S, et al. Genomic sequences of a low passage herpes simplex virus 2 clinical isolate and its plaque-purified derivative strain. Virology. 2014;450-451:140-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Because HG52 virus is less virulent than other HSV-2 strains and may not be representative of wildtype HSV-2 strains, we propose that the HSV-2 SD90e genome serve as the new HSV-2 reference genome. ..