Genetic analysis of influenza virus

Guangxiang Luo, Peter Palese

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The newly developed ribonucleoprotein reconstitution and transfection systems have facilitated the characterization of cis and trans functions required for transcription and replication of the influenza virus genome. For the first time, the genome of a negative-strand RNA virus can be manipulated using recombinant DNA techniques.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-81
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Genetics and Development
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1992


  • HA
  • NA
  • NP
  • RNP
  • hemagglutinin
  • neuraminidase
  • nucleoprotein
  • ribonucleoprotein


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