Carbohydrate determinants in ferret conjunctiva are affected by infection with influenza H1N1 virus
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Carbohydrates often accomplish as cell-surface receptors for microorganisms and influenza virus preferentially binds to sialic acid through the viral haemagglutinin. The virus may attach not only to the epithelium in the airways, but also to the surface ocular epithelium.
|Journal||Current Eye Research|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
- Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences