Universal epitopes of influenza virus hemagglutinins?

Taia T. Wang, Peter Palese

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The influenza virus has proved an elusive target in the development of broadly protective vaccines. A new study identifies an antibody with broad neutralizing activity against influenza viruses of different subtypes. The antibody recognizes a highly conserved region on the viral hemagglutinin that may be targeted to prevent infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-234
Number of pages2
JournalNature Structural and Molecular Biology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2009


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