Highly Pathogenic Influenza A(H5Nx) Viruses with Altered H5 Receptor-Binding Specificity
Hongbo Guo1, Erik de Vries1, Ryan McBride, Jojanneke Dekkers, Wenjie Peng, Kim M. Bouwman, Corwin Nycholat, M. Helene Verheije, James C. Paulson, Frank J.M. van Kuppeveld, and Cornelis A.M. de Haan
Author affiliations: Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands (H. Guo, E. de Vries, J. Dekkers, K.M. Bouwman, M.H. Verheije, F.J.M. van Kuppeveld, C.A.M. de Haan); The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA (R. McBride, W. Peng, C. Nycholat, J.C. Paulson)
Figure 1. Binding of influenza A virus hemagglutinins to A) fetuin and B) transferrin. Limiting dilutions of soluble H5 trimers complexed with horseradish peroxidase−conjugated antibodies were used in a fetuin- or transferrin-binding assay. Optical density at 450 nm (OD450) corresponds to binding of HA to glycoproteins. HA, hemagglutinin; H5N12.3.4, novel H5N1 virus clade 2.3.4; H5N11, H5N1 virus clade 1.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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