TITLE

neuraminidase

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1451
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "neuraminidase" is presented. It means an enzyme which is present on the surface of influenza virus particles. The enzyme enables the virus to separate itself from the cells and persons with increased levels of antibodies in their serum which is against it have increased resistance to influenza infection.
ACCESSION #
21237426

 

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