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Dual Short Upstream Open Reading Frames Control Translation of a Herpesviral Polycistronic mRNA

  • Lisa M. Kronstad,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Kevin F. Brulois,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Jae U. Jung,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Britt A. Glaunsinger mail

    glaunsinger@berkeley.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: January 31, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003156

About the Authors

Lisa M. Kronstad, Britt A. Glaunsinger
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Kevin F. Brulois, Jae U. Jung
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: glaunsinger@berkeley.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LMK BAG, KFB. Performed the experiments: LMK KFB. Analyzed the data: LMK KFB BAG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JUJ. Wrote the paper: LMK BAG. Performed experiments related to figures 1–7: LMK. Performed experiments related to figure 6: KFB.