Host-specific differences in the membrane fusion activity of influenza A viruses

The transmission of influenza A viruses from avian to other species involves numerous adaptive processes to overcome the species barrier. One major determinant of host-range restriction is the viral hemagglutinin (HA). HA plays a crucial role in virus entry into the host cell by mediating receptor-b...

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Main Author: Baumann, Jan
Contributors: Matrosovich, Mikhail Dr. (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2016
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