The quail and chicken intestine have sialyl-galactose sugar chains responsible for the binding of influenza A viruses to human type receptors
July 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 7087 words.
The receptor specificity of influenza viruses is one factor that allows avian influenza viruses to cross the species barrier. The recent transmissions of avian H5N1 and H9N2 influenza...
A strain of human influenza A virus binds to extended but not short gangliosides as assayed by thin-layer chromatography overlay
October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 5221 words.
A human strain of influenza virus (A, H1N1) was shown to bind in an unexpected way to leukocyte and other gangliosides when compared with avian virus (A, H4N6) as assayed on TLC plates. The...
Chemoenzymatic synthesis, characterization, and application of glycopolymers carrying lactosamine repeats as entry inhibitors against influenza virus infection
October 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 6664 words.
To control interspecies transmission of influenza viruses, it is essential to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of the interaction of influenza viruses with sialo-glycoconjugate receptors...
Tracking global patterns of N-linked glycosylation site variation in highly variable viral glycoproteins: HIV, SIV, and HCV envelopes and influenza hemagglutinin
December 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 10575 words.
Human and simian immunodeficiency viruses (HIV and SIV), influenza virus, and hepatitis C virus (HCV) have heavily glycosylated, highly variable surface proteins. Here we explore N-linked...
NMR interaction studies of Neu5Ac-α-(2,6)-Gal-β-(1-4)-GlcNAc with influenza-virus hemagglutinin expressed in transfected human cells
December 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 5104 words.
The emergence of escape-mutants of influenza hemagglutinin (HA) following vaccination compels the yearly re-formulation of flu vaccines. Since binding...