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KSHV LANA generates novel cytoplasmic proteins through non canonical translation initiation J Virol. 2012 Dec 19


Dr. Reety Arora defends her PhD thesis and publishes a killer paper in Science Translational Medicine. Congratulations, Reety! Badhai ho!


Check out Human Herpesviruses:

KSHV Research Tools

Web-based textbook on the Human Herpesviruses (1388 pp).

Link to Bino John Lab (KSHV-encoded unusually small miRNAs)

KSHV Genome Maps, Diagrams and Clones:

Genomic Clones

KSHV Cell Lines:

ATCC: BCP-1, BC-1, BC-3


LANA1 Immunoflorescence Assay (Latent IFA)

ORF65 Immunoblot


KSHV Endnote Bibliographic Data Base
(Oct 2009, Download - 2mb file)