Viral regulatory and accessory protein

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A viral regulatory and accessory protein is a type of viral protein that can play an indirect role in the function of a virus.[1]

An example is Nef.


  1. ^ Viral+regulatory+and+accessory+proteins at the U.S. National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Further reading[edit]

  • Akari H, Bour S, Kao S, Adachi A, Strebel K (November 2001). "The human immunodeficiency virus type 1 accessory protein Vpu induces apoptosis by suppressing the nuclear factor kappaB-dependent expression of antiapoptotic factors". J. Exp. Med. 194 (9): 1299–311. doi:10.1084/jem.194.9.1299. PMC 2195969. PMID 11696595.