Getting Wise To Influenza Virus' Tricks: Imaging Of Influenza Virus Protein Opens Way To Design New Anti-viral Drugs

Sunday, May 4, 2008 - 19:28 in Biology & Nature

One of the tactics used by influenza virus to take over the machinery of infected cells has been laid bare by structural biologists. A new high-resolution image has been published showing a key protein domain whose function is to allow the virus to multiply by hijacking the host cell protein production machinery.

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