TITLE

Fighting the Flu

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Science & Children;Oct2008, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the discovery on how to develop drugs to fight bird flu and other influenza by the researchers at the Rutgers University and the University of Texas at Austin, Texas. The discovery was made since the researchers have determined the three-dimensional structure of a site on an influenza A virus protein that binds to one of its human protein targets. Gaetano T. Montelione of Rutgers said that their research uncovers an Achilles heel of influenza A viruses.
ACCESSION #
34697737

 

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