Distinct functional determinants of influenza hemagglutinin-mediated membrane fusion
Harrison, Stephen C
- Publisher: eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd
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...