Saturday, October 20, 2012

Using the fly to study Epstein Barr virus replication. Recent report

In this open access paper, the authors report introducing the Epstein Barr virus gene BRLF1 into flies using a fly eye-specific driver of expression, then identifying host genes that interact with BRLF1.

Adamson A, LaJeunesse D. A study of Epstein-Barr virus BRLF1 activity in a Drosophila model system. ScientificWorldJournal. 2012;2012:347597. doi:10.1100/2012/347597. PubMed PMID: 22629134; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3353302.

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