Poxviruses and apoptosis: A time to die

Helen Everett, Grant McFadden

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All known apoptosis modulators in poxviruses have been shown to function as inhibitors. The mechanistic classes of these poxvirus-encoded inhibitors are quite diverse, and indicate that a wide variety of distinct host proteins in cellular apoptotic pathways have been targeted for inhibition by individual poxviruses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)395-402
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Microbiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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