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UL56  -  type 2 membrane protein

Human herpesvirus 2

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Biological context of UL56


Other interactions of UL56

  • The UL11-UL56 complex localized to the perinuclear region of the cytoplasm in infected cells [4].


  1. Herpes simplex virus type 2 membrane protein UL56 associates with the kinesin motor protein KIF1A. Koshizuka, T., Kawaguchi, Y., Nishiyama, Y. J. Gen. Virol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Comparative sequence analysis of the long repeat regions and adjoining parts of the long unique regions in the genomes of herpes simplex viruses types 1 and 2. McGeoch, D.J., Cunningham, C., McIntyre, G., Dolan, A. J. Gen. Virol. (1991) [Pubmed]
  3. Evaluation of a live attenuated recombinant virus RAV 9395 as a herpes simplex virus type 2 vaccine in guinea pigs. Spector, F.C., Kern, E.R., Palmer, J., Kaiwar, R., Cha, T.A., Brown, P., Spaete, R.R. J. Infect. Dis. (1998) [Pubmed]
  4. Association of Two Membrane Proteins Encoded by Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2, UL11 and UL56. Koshizuka, T., Kawaguchi, Y., Goshima, F., Mori, I., Nishiyama, Y. Virus Genes (2006) [Pubmed]
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