Selected publications

Schittl, B., Bruss, V.
Mutational profiling of the variability of individual amino acid positions in the hepatitis B virus matrix domain.
Virology 458-459, 183-189 (2014)

Siegler VD, Bruss V (2013) Role of transmembrane domains of hepatitis B virus small surface proteins in subviral-particle biogenesis. J Virol. 87:1491-1496

Pairan A and Bruss V (2009) Functional surfaces of the hepatitis B virus capsid. J Virol 83:11616-11623.

Gudima S, He Y, Chai N, Bruss V, Urban S, Mason W, Taylor J (2008) Primary human hepatocytes are susceptible to infection by hepatitis delta virus assembled with envelope proteins of woodchuck hepatitis virus. J Virol. 82:7276-83.

Gudima S, He Y, Meier A, Chang J, Chen R, Jarnik M, Nicolas E, Bruss V, and Taylor J (2007) Assembly of hepatitis delta virus: particle characterization, including the ability to infect primary human hepatocytes. J Virol 81:3608-3617.

Gudima S, Meier A, Dunbrack R, Taylor J, and Bruss V (2007) Two potentially important elements of the hepatitis B virus large envelope protein are dispensable for the infectivity of hepatitis delta virus. J Virol 81:4343-44347.

Schormann W, Kraft A, Ponsel D, and Bruss V (2006) Hepatitis B virus particle formation in the absence of pregenomic RNA and reverse transcriptase. J Virol 80:4187-4190.

Kluge B, Schläger M, Pairan A, and Bruss V (2005) Determination of the minimal distance between the matrix and transmembrane domains of the large hepatitis B virus envelope protein. J Virol 79:7918-7921.

Ponsel D und Bruss V (2003) Mapping of amino acid side chains on the surface of hepatitis B virus capsids required for envelopment and virion formation. J Virol 77:416-422.