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Papp B*, Motlagh N, Smindak RJ, Jang SJ, Sharma A, Alonso JD, and Toth Z* (2019) Genome-wide identification of direct RTA targets reveals key host factors for KSHV lytic reactivation. Journal of Virology (in press) *Corresponding

Brice DC, Toth Z, and Diamond G (2018) LL-37 disrupts the Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus envelope and inhibits infection of oral epithelial cells. Antiviral Research, Aug 2, 158: 25-33

Toth Z*, Smindak R, and Papp B (2017) Inhibition of the lytic cycle of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus by cohesin factors following de novo infection. Virology, 12(9):e1005878. (Epub ahead of print) *Corresponding

Toth Z*, Papp B, Brulois KF, Choi YJ, Gao SJ and Jung JU* (2016) LANA-mediated recruitment of host Polycomb Repressive Complexes onto the KSHV genome during de novo infection. PLoS Pathogens, 12(9): e10058788 *Corresponding

Brulois KF, Wong LY, Lee HR, Sivadas P, Ensser A, Feng P, Gao SJ, Toth Z* and Jung JU* (2015) The association of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus ORF31 with ORF34 and ORF24 is critical for late gene expression. Journal of Virology, 89(11): 6148-54 *Corresponding

Brulois KF, Toth Z, Wong LY, Feng P, Gao SJ, Ensser A and Jung JU (2014) KSHV K3 and K5 ubiquitin E3 ligases have stage-specific immune evasion roles during lytic replication. Journal of Virology, 88(16):9335-49

Toth Z*, Brulois KF, Lee HR, Izumiya Y, Tepper C, Kung HJ, Jung JU*. (2013) Biphasic euchromatin-to-heterochromatin transition on the KSHV genome following de novo infection. PLoS Pathogens. December 9(12): e1003813. *Corresponding

Toth Z*, Brulois K and Jung JU. (2013) The chromatin landscape of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus. Viruses. 5(5): 1346-73. Review. *Corresponding

Wong LY, Toth Z, Brulois KF, Inn KS, Lee SH, Lee HR and Jung JU. (2013) Molecular mimicry by γ-2 herpesviruses to modulate host signaling pathways. In: Primates, Pathogens, and Evolution. Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects. Vol. 38, Springer Science and Business Media, New York. Book chapter

Toth Z, Brulois K, Wong LY, Lee HR, Chung B, and Jung JU. (2012) NELF-mediated suppression of RNA polymerase II elongation of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus lytic gene expression. Journal of Virology, (86)18: 9696-707

Brulois KF, Chang H, Lee AS, Ensser A, Wong LY, Toth Z, Lee SH, Lee HR, Myoung J, Ganem D, Oh TK, Kim JF, Gao SJ, and Jung JU. (2012) Construction and manipulation of a new Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus bacterial artificial chromosome clone, Journal of virology 86, 9708-9720

Toth Z, Maglinte DT, Lee SH, Lee HR, Wong LY, Brulois KF, Lee S, Buckley JD, Laird PW, Marquez VE and Jung JU. (2010) Epigenetic analysis of KSHV latent and lytic genomes. PLoS Pathogens 6(7): e1001013