virus physiological phenomena


Summary: Biological properties, processes, and activities of VIRUSES, including the interactions with the cells they infect.

Top Publications

  1. Suttle C. Viruses: unlocking the greatest biodiversity on Earth. Genome. 2013;56:542-4 pubmed publisher
  2. Clasen J, Shurin J. Kelp forest size alters microbial community structure and function on Vancouver Island, Canada. Ecology. 2015;96:862-72 pubmed
  3. Garbelli A, Riva V, Crespan E, Maga G. How to win the HIV-1 drug resistance hurdle race: running faster or jumping higher?. Biochem J. 2017;474:1559-1577 pubmed publisher
  4. Kaelber J, Hryc C, Chiu W. Electron Cryomicroscopy of Viruses at Near-Atomic Resolutions. Annu Rev Virol. 2017;4:287-308 pubmed publisher
    ..Ultimately, these results hold the promise of answering many unresolved questions linking structural diversity of viruses to their biological functions. ..
  5. Sanguino L, Franqueville L, Vogel T, Larose C. Linking environmental prokaryotic viruses and their host through CRISPRs. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2015;91: pubmed publisher
    ..Further analysis of the viral sequences in the CRISPRs indicated that Ralstonia phages might be agents of transduction in the Arctic glacial ice. ..
  6. Keck K, Moquin S, He A, Fernandez S, Somberg J, Liu S, et al. Bromodomain and extraterminal inhibitors block the Epstein-Barr virus lytic cycle at two distinct steps. J Biol Chem. 2017;292:13284-13295 pubmed publisher
    ..There JQ1 reduces BRD4 recruitment during reactivation to preclude replication initiation. This represents a rarely observed dual mode of action for drugs. ..
  7. Naghavi M, Walsh D. Microtubule Regulation and Function during Virus Infection. J Virol. 2017;91: pubmed publisher
  8. Williamson K, Fuhrmann J, Wommack K, Radosevich M. Viruses in Soil Ecosystems: An Unknown Quantity Within an Unexplored Territory. Annu Rev Virol. 2017;4:201-219 pubmed publisher
    ..To understand the soil virome, much work remains. ..
  9. Brunton J, Steele S, Ziehr B, Moorman N, KAWULA T. Feeding uninvited guests: mTOR and AMPK set the table for intracellular pathogens. PLoS Pathog. 2013;9:e1003552 pubmed publisher

More Information


  1. Jean Beltran P, Federspiel J, Sheng X, Cristea I. Proteomics and integrative omic approaches for understanding host-pathogen interactions and infectious diseases. Mol Syst Biol. 2017;13:922 pubmed publisher
  2. Assetta B, Atwood W. The biology of JC polyomavirus. Biol Chem. 2017;398:839-855 pubmed publisher
    ..Significant progress has been made in understanding the biology of JCPyV and here we present an overview of the field and discuss some important questions that remain unanswered. ..
  3. Roossinck M, Bazán E. Symbiosis: Viruses as Intimate Partners. Annu Rev Virol. 2017;4:123-139 pubmed publisher