Carbohydrate determinants in ferret conjunctiva are affected by infection with influenza H1N1 virus

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Svend Kirkeby, Cyril Martel, Bent Aasted, Henrik Vorum

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.
TidsskriftCurrent Eye Research
Udgave nummer10
Sider (fra-til)1027-1035
Antal sider9
StatusUdgivet - 2013

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