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Virus structure

A Binding Relationship

A Weizmann Institute of Science study shows how a deadly virus gets into cells

HIV and cell membrane. Image:ThinkStock

The molecule that helps HIV invade immune cells might, in the future, help prevent autoimmune attacks

The molecular structure of Spanish flu protein (hemagglutin) bound to a computationally designed protein (green). The designed protein binds the viral protein tightly and with high specificity, blocking the protein's function and neutralizing viral infectivity

 A new method of redesigning protein molecules may yield novel drugs.

Invasion Strategy of the World's Largest Virus
Weizmann Institute scientists reveal the invasion strategy of the world’s largest virus