Area: Virology Role of sumoylation in the replication of cytomegalovirus A recent study in the Journal of Virology investigates the role of sumoylation on the replication of cytomegalovirus (CMV). CMV belongs to the herpes viruses and is widely found throughout the world. Mutations in sumoylation sites severely decrease the replication abilities of the virus. On antibodies-online you will find antibodies specific for CMV pp28, and CMV ICP36 DNA Binding Protein which have been utilized in the current study. The study can be found at: Source: J Virol. 2010 Jun 2. Role of non-covalent SUMO binding by the human cytomegalovirus IE2 transactivator in lytic growth. Kim ET, Kim YE, Huh YH, Ahn JH.