Published in Vaccine Weekly, October 27th, 2004
According to published research from the United States, "Human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV) expresses three transmembrane glycoproteins: small hydrophobic protein SH, attachment protein G, and fusion protein F. The genes encoding SH and G can be deleted from the HRSV genome and infectious virus recovered. In contrast, HRSVs lacking the F gene or a functional replacement thereof have not been reported. To generate a system with which to study the roles of the viral transmembrane glycoproteins, including F, in the HRSV life...
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