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Project: Identification and characterization of viral and host factors that are involved in the pathogenicity of influenza A virus

project duration
01-JAN-10 – 31-DEC-13
abstract
The pathogenicity of influenza A viruses is determined by the genetic composition of the virus and its host, but the molecular mechanisms are largely unknown. By applying a comparative genetic and proteomics analysis of the infection process of a low- and highly-pathogenic influenza A virus, we aim to identify novel pathogenicity determining factors.