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The ESCRT Machinery Is Recruited by the Viral BFRF1 Protein to the Nucleus-Associated Membrane for the Maturation of Epstein-Barr Virus

  • Chung-Pei Lee equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chung-Pei Lee, Po-Ting Liu

    Affiliations: Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Center of General Education, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Po-Ting Liu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chung-Pei Lee, Po-Ting Liu

    Affiliation: Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Hsiu-Ni Kung,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Mei-Tzu Su,

    Affiliation: Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Huey-Huey Chua,

    Affiliation: Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Yu-Hsin Chang,

    Affiliation: Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Chou-Wei Chang,

    Affiliation: Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Ching-Hwa Tsai,

    Affiliation: Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Fu-Tong Liu,

    Affiliations: Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Mei-Ru Chen mail

    mrc@ntu.edu.tw

    Affiliation: Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Published: September 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002904

About the Authors

Chung-Pei Lee, Po-Ting Liu, Mei-Tzu Su, Huey-Huey Chua, Yu-Hsin Chang, Chou-Wei Chang, Ching-Hwa Tsai, Mei-Ru Chen
Graduate Institute and Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Chung-Pei Lee
Center of General Education, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan
Hsiu-Ni Kung
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Fu-Tong Liu
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Fu-Tong Liu
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mrc@ntu.edu.tw

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CPL PTL MTS MRC. Performed the experiments: CPL PTL MTS YHC. Analyzed the data: CPL PTL CWC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HNK HHC CWC CHT FTL. Wrote the paper: CPL PTL MRC. Suggestions for experiment design: CWC HHC.