Enveloped viruses: A common mode of membrane fusion?

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Viruses use elaborate stratagems to enter cells. The HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein, which mediates both attachment and membrane fusion, has grudgingly begun to yield high-resolution structural information that suggests mechanistic similarities with the hemagglutinin protein of influenza virus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R565-R569
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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