Surface Protein Binding in Influenza A


Submitted by Akila Jayaraman, Kannan Tharakaraman, Rahul Raman, Karthik Viswanathan, Nathan W Stebbins, David Johnson, Zachary Shriver, and Ram Sasisekharan of the Koch Institute


"This image shows binding of the surface protein (in green) of the H7N9 influenza A virus (from the outbreak early this year) to the human trachea. We were trying to learn the tropism and the tissue specificity of the H7N9 influenza A virus to human respiratory tract."