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Dengue Virus Entry    |   Janet Iwasa, GaĆ«l McGill (Digizyme)
& Michael Astrachan (XVIVO)
   

A narrated animation depicting the events that lead to Dengue virus entry into a host cell. In particular, rearrangements and conformational changes in the Dengue glycoprotein E are shown. These lead to membrane fusion and subsequent release of the viral payload into the host cell cytoplasm. Created for WGBH.

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Saul Lozano wrote:

Remarkably well done. As Dr Eva Harris will say it shows a breathing virus.
2011-02-16 10:46:45

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