• Caveolin-1 influences human influenza A virus (H1N1) multiplication in cell culture.

      Sun, Lijing; Hemgård, Gun-Viol; Susanto, Sony A; Wirth, Manfred; Helmholtz Centre for infection research, Inhoffenstr. 7, D-38124 Braunschweig, Germany. (2010)
      The threat of recurring influenza pandemics caused by new viral strains and the occurrence of escape mutants necessitate the search for potent therapeutic targets. The dependence of viruses on cellular factors provides a weak-spot in the viral multiplication strategy and a means to interfere with viral multiplication.