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By Karl Maramorosch, Frederick A. Murphy, Aaron J. Shatkin

The Advances in Virus learn sequence covers a various diversity of in-depth reports offering a important evaluation of the present box of virology. This eclectic quantity comprises six studies protecting issues on the subject of plant viruses, evolution of viruses with hosts and cellphone reputation by means of viruses. Six complete experiences on: * Varicella Virus - Mononuclear mobilephone interplay * Evolution of telephone popularity through Viruses: A resource of organic Novelty with clinical Implications * Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis Virus: Biology, Pathogenesis and Diagnostic tools * constructions of Picrona-like plant viruses: Implications and purposes * Cucumoviruses * Co-Evolution of Viruses with Hosts and Vectors and attainable Paleontology

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2000). In addition, receptors of major group HRVs and enteroviruses both cause virus destabilization, unlike the receptor of minor group HRVs. This is an example of the adaptability to different receptors and the variety of receptor-binding sites exhibited by members of the picornavirus family. A comparison of receptor interactions and entry pathways of different picornaviruses suggests that those receptors that bind into canyons or pits of the capsid induce partial capsid destabilization through displacement of the ‘‘pocket factor,’’ which contributes to capsid stability.

2000). The footprint of V1-3 includes only residues of VP1. Close to the receptor attachment site is the virus-neutralizing immunogenic site A, located within the BC loop of VP1. Because the receptor-binding site of HRV2 is on a protruding domain of the capsid, it is not hidden from immune surveillance. It is remarkable that the receptor-binding site of major group HRVs is very similar to that of enteroviruses, which belong to a different genus, but is essentially different from that of minor group HRVs, which belong to the same genus.

2003). EVOLUTION OF CELL RECOGNITION BY VIRUSES 45 C. Virus–Receptor Interactions Revealed by Structural Studies The specific interactions between a viral protein or glycoprotein and receptor molecules are amenable to structural studies, and such studies are providing essential new information for the understanding of virus–receptor interactions. Enveloped viruses, such as HIV, attach to host cells by means of spike-like membrane glycoproteins, whereas most nonenveloped viruses, such as picornaviruses, attach by means of specialized domains integral to their capsids.

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