Published in Virus Weekly, May 18th, 1998
The report suggests that the transmembrane glycoprotein and a nonstructural smaller glycoprotein promote disease progression using distinct mechanisms. The transmembrane glycoprotein (GP) attaches to endothelial cells, enabling the virus to gain entry, while the non-structural secreted glycoprotein (sGP) binds to neutrophils and inhibits their activation.
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