Transport of VPU to Plasma Membrane

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-3149432
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
Related Species
Human immunodeficiency virus 1
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Once transported to the plasma membrane the VPU protein will be incorporated into the assembling virus. The Vpu accessory protein is found to be required for efficient virion release from some cell lines but completely dispensible in others.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
22553496 HIV Restriction Factors and Mechanisms of Evasion

Malim, MH, Bieniasz, PD

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2012
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Disease
Name Identifier Synonyms
Human immunodeficiency virus infectious disease 526 HIV infection
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