Modulation of apoptosis by herpesviruses

Elliott Kieff, Thomas Shenk

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The herpesvirus family of viruses is large, containing over 100 different members, of which 8 infect humans. In this short review, we examine the induction and inhibition of apoptosis by herpesviruses, focusing primarily on the human viruses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)471-480
Number of pages10
JournalSeminars in Virology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Aug 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Virology
  • Immunology


  • Apoptosis
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Epstein-Barr virus
  • Herpes simplex virus
  • Programmed cell death


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