Caught in the act: Microscopy reveals key detail in retrovirus replication

Category: Cell & Microbiology Molecular & Computational biology

Summary: A protein that is critical for retrovirus replication may select viral genetic material for packaging within the nuclei of host cells, rather than in the cytoplasm, as was previously believed. The research, led by a team at Penn State College of Medicine, could have implications for the development of therapeutics that target this protein.

Source: Cell Biology and Microbiology News – Biology news, Microbiology

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