VIRALZONE NEWS HIV resource October 2015
A have been developed to describe the molecular biology of HIV home page HIV and the effect of antiretroviral drugs on it. This resource is supported by the Swiss South Africa Joint Research Programme.
New hidden genes in RNA viruses October 2015
New hidden genes have been discovered in RNA viruses.
Discovery of frameshifting in Alphavirus 6K resolves a 20-year enigma Andrew E. Firth, Betty Yw Chung, Marina N. Fleeton, John F. Atkins Virol. J. 2008; 5: 108 Orbivirus NS4
Detection of a fourth orbivirus non-structural protein Mourad Belhouchet, Fauziah Mohd Jaafar, Andrew E. Firth, Jonathan M. Grimes, Peter P. C. Mertens, Houssam Attoui PLoS ONE 2011; 6: e25697 Luteovirus and Polerovirus P3a
Discovery of frameshifting in Alphavirus 6K resolves a 20-year enigma Andrew E. Firth, Betty Yw Chung, Marina N. Fleeton, John F. Atkins Virol. J. 2008; 5: 108 Potyvirus P3N-PIPO would be expressed by polymerase slippage, a process not observed in ss+RNA viruses before
Transcriptional slippage in the positive-sense RNA virus family Potyviridae Allan Olspert, Betty Y.-W. Chung, John F. Atkins, John P. Carr, Andrew E. Firth EMBO Rep. August 2015; 16: 995?1004 >>News archive
VIROLOGY NEWS is a weekly podcast animated by professors Vincent Racaniello and Dick Despommier from the Columbia University, TWIV:This Week in Virology USA.
Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca
Virus and bioinformatics articles with some microbiology and immunology thrown in for good measure
Curated by Dr. Chris Upton
ViralZone current statistics
Virus description pages:
9 individual Species
216 Viral molecular biology pages
(UniProt release 2015_09)
428 reference strains
16,602 manually reviewed proteins
2,350,430 unreviewed viral proteins
ViralZone picture copyright
All pictures in ViralZone are copyright of the
SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics. Permission is granted to use the pictures in academic thesis or non-commercial powerpoint presentations, provided the source is acknowledged (Source: ViralZone:www.expasy.org/viralzone,) SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.