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The spatio-temporal distribution dynamics of Ebola virus proteins and RNA in infected cells

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Title: The spatio-temporal distribution dynamics of Ebola virus proteins and RNA in infected cells
Authors: Nanbo, Asuka Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Watanabe, Shinji Browse this author
Halfmann, Peter Browse this author
Kawaoka, Yoshihiro Browse this author
Issue Date: Feb-2013
Publisher: Nature Publishing
Journal Title: Scientific Reports
Volume: 3
Start Page: 1206
Publisher DOI: 10.1038/srep01206
PMID: 23383374
Abstract: Here, we used a biologically contained Ebola virus system to characterize the spatio-temporal distribution of Ebola virus proteins and RNA during virus replication. We found that viral nucleoprotein (NP), the polymerase cofactor VP35, the major matrix protein VP40, the transcription activator VP30, and the minor matrix protein VP24 were distributed in cytoplasmic inclusions. These inclusions enlarged near the nucleus, became smaller pieces, and subsequently localized near the plasma membrane. GP was distributed in the cytoplasm and transported to the plasma membrane independent of the other viral proteins. We also found that viral RNA synthesis occurred within the inclusions. Newly synthesized negative-sense RNA was distributed inside the inclusions, whereas positive-sense RNA was distributed both inside and outside. These findings provide useful insights into Ebola virus replication.
Rights: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
Type: article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2115/52123
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