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Selected Publications

A full list of publications can be found here.



Draganova, E. B.,* Valentin, J.*, and Heldwein, E. E. The Ins and Outs of Herpesviral Capsids: Divergent Structures and Assembly Mechanisms across the Three Subfamilies. Viruses. 13(10):1913. DOI:10.3390/v13101913 

Draganova, E. B. and Heldwein, E. E. Virally derived peptide inhibitors of the herpes simplex type 1 nuclear egress complex. Nature Scientific Reports. 11(1):4206. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-83402-x


Draganova, E. B., Thorsen, M. K., and Heldwein, E. E. Nuclear Egress. In "Alphaherpesviruses: Molecular Biology, Host Interactions and Control", E.E Heldwein and G.A. Smith, Eds. Caister Academic Press. DOI:

Draganova, E. B., Zhang, J., Zhou, Z. H., and Heldwein, E. E. (2020). Structural basis for capsid recruitment and coat formation during HSV-1 nuclear egress. eLife. 9:e56627. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.56627

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