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A dilemma for viruses and giant viruses: which endocytic pathway to use to enter cells?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20551679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Viruses must enter host cells to deliver their genetic material and accessory proteins. Endocytosis offers to viruses the opportunity to enter host cells. However, endocytosis is a complex phenomenon that includes different mechanisms, clathrin-mediated endocytosis, caveolin-mediated endocytosis, macropinocytosis, and phagocytosis. Here, I describe the ways used by different viruses to exploit these endocytic pathways.
Authors:
Eric Ghigo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-06-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Intervirology     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1423-0100     ISO Abbreviation:  Intervirology     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-16     Completed Date:  2010-09-15     Revised Date:  2011-03-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0364265     Medline TA:  Intervirology     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  274-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Affiliation:
URMITE CNRS UMR 6236-IRD, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France. eric.ghigo@univmed.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Endocytosis*
Models, Biological
Virus Internalization*
Virus Physiological Phenomena*

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