Distinct functional determinants of influenza hemagglutinin-mediated membrane fusion

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Ivanovic, Tijana ; Harrison, Stephen C (2015)
  • Publisher: eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd
  • Journal: eLife, volume 4 (eissn: 2050-084X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4755761, doi: 10.7554/eLife.11009., doi: 10.7554/eLife.11009
  • Subject: influenza | cell entry | single molecule | fusion-protein catalysts | Biophysics and Structural Biology | Research Article | Microbiology and Infectious Disease | Virus | enveloped virus | membrane fusion

eLife digest Influenza (or flu) viruses can infect humans and other animals and can lead to life-threatening illness. To multiply, the virus particles must first enter a host cell. The final step in the entry process is the fusion of the membrane that surrounds the infl... View more
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