Primate lentivirus group

Summary

Alias: Primate immunodeficiency viruses

Top Publications

  1. Yurkovetskiy L, Guney M, Kim K, Goh S, McCauley S, Dauphin A, et al. Primate immunodeficiency virus proteins Vpx and Vpr counteract transcriptional repression of proviruses by the HUSH complex. Nat Microbiol. 2018;3:1354-1361 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that Vpx and Vpr encoded by diverse primate immunodeficiency viruses activate provirus transcription...
  2. Strebel K. HIV accessory proteins versus host restriction factors. Curr Opin Virol. 2013;3:692-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Primate immunodeficiency viruses, including HIV-1, are characterized by the presence of accessory genes such as vif, vpr, vpx, vpu, and nef...
  3. Bowder D, Hollingsead H, Durst K, Hu D, Wei W, Wiggins J, et al. Contribution of the gp120 V3 loop to envelope glycoprotein trimer stability in primate immunodeficiency viruses. Virology. 2018;521:158-168 pubmed publisher
    ..increased gp120 shedding and decreased Env-mediated cell-cell fusion and virus entry in the different primate immunodeficiency viruses tested...
  4. Rice A, Kimata J. Subversion of Cell Cycle Regulatory Mechanisms by HIV. Cell Host Microbe. 2015;17:736-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent studies have discovered that HIV-1 and other primate immunodeficiency viruses subvert cell cycle regulatory mechanisms to achieve these ends...
  5. Rosa A, Chande A, Ziglio S, De Sanctis V, Bertorelli R, Goh S, et al. HIV-1 Nef promotes infection by excluding SERINC5 from virion incorporation. Nature. 2015;526:212-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The ability to counteract SERINC5 was conserved in Nef encoded by diverse primate immunodeficiency viruses, as well as in the structurally unrelated glycosylated Gag from murine leukaemia virus...
  6. Wetzel K, Elliott S, Collman R. SIV Coreceptor Specificity in Natural and Non-Natural Host Infection: Implications for Cell Targeting and Differential Outcomes from Infection. Curr HIV Res. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..HIV-1 infection of humans and SIVmac infection of macaques are the result of zoonotic transfer of primate immunodeficiency viruses from their natural hosts into non-natural host species...