Elizabeth B. Lamb Center for Pediatric Research Archives
Keep your coat on, virus!
Sep. 22, 2015—A compound acting on serotonin receptors delays a critical step during reovirus cell entry, reducing viral infectivity.
Contributors to coronavirus ‘fitness’
Feb. 24, 2015—Understanding the role that host membrane modification plays in coronavirus replication is essential for developing novel approaches to block the viruses that cause SARS and MERS.
Neural receptor for reovirus
Jul. 18, 2014—A newly identified receptor allows mammalian reovirus to infect neurons, shedding light on factors important for viral encephalitis.
Target cell entry to halt Chikungunya virus
Apr. 28, 2014—Understanding how chikungunya virus binds to and enters cells offers a new target for antiviral medications.
‘Proofreader’ key to coronavirus growth
Sep. 12, 2013—A coronavirus protein is required for replication of the viral genome and may be a good treatment target for SARS and other diseases caused by coronaviruses.
Breast milk blocks virus binding
Dec. 7, 2012—Components of human breast milk help ward off viral infection, a new study shows.
Protein’s length, flexibility key to infection
Oct. 31, 2012—The structural architecture of the reovirus attachment protein is required for efficient reovirus infection of host cells.