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VIRAL ASSEMBLY

Chikungunya virus assembly and egress

Chikungunya virion assembly is elucidated using cryo-electron tomography to reveal how antibodies protect hosts by blocking virion release from virus-infected cells.

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Fig. 1: Chikungunya virus structure.

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J.M.F. has received royalties from Themis Biosciences and Chemobio Diagnostics for licensure of anti-alphavirus antibodies. T.C.P. declares no competing interests.

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Fox, J.M., Pierson, T.C. Chikungunya virus assembly and egress. Nat Microbiol 7, 1112–1113 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-022-01190-0

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