Regulation of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Gene Expression

  • J. Hay
  • W. T. Ruyechan
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 179)


The Herpesviridae represent a large and diverse family of vertebrate pathogens and at least seven members of the group infect humans (Roixman 1990a). In this brief review, we shall discuss gene expression in herpes simplex virus (HSV) and point out those gene products which act as targets for the immune response.


Herpes Simplex Virus Herpes Simplex Virus Type Latency Associate Transcript Tegument Protein Immediate Early 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hay
    • 1
  • W. T. Ruyechan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyState University of New York at BuffaloBuffaloUSA

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