Alphaherpesviruses: the modern look at the viral structure

Written by Markelova E.V., Knysh S.V., Nevezhkina T.A., Baibarina E.V.

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The review of publications on alphaherpesviruses, their taxonomy, morphology and life cycle is represented. Alphaherpesviruses are divided into three types that can cause anthroponous infections: herpes simplex virus types I and II, and varicella-zoster virus. Despite the common structure, diseases caused by these viruses differ in both pathogenesis and clinical manifestations. Because of complexity of vircella modeling the study of herpes simplex viruses more accessible for modeling is a significant need for scientific society.

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E.V. Markelova1, S.V. Knysh1, T.A. Nevezhkina1, E.V. Baibarina2
1 Pacific State Medical University (2 Ostyakova Ave. Vladovostok 690002 Russian Federation),
2 Yutskovsky’s Professorial Clinic, Ltd (3 Metallistov St. Vladivostok 690001 Russian Federation)

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