Protonation and stability of the globular domain of influenza virus hemagglutinin.

@article{Huang2002ProtonationAS,
  title={Protonation and stability of the globular domain of influenza virus hemagglutinin.},
  author={Qiang Huang and Robert Opitz and Ernst-Walter Knapp and Andreas Herrmann},
  journal={Biophysical journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={1050-8}
}
A partial dissociation of the HA1 subunits of influenza virus hemagglutinin (HA) is considered to be the initial step of conformational changes of the HA ectodomain leading to a membrane fusion active conformation (L. Godley, J. Pfeifer, D. Steinhauer, B. Ely, G. Shaw, R. Kaufman, E. Suchanek, C. Pabo, J.J. Skehel, D.C. Wiley, and S. Wharton, 1992, Cell 68… CONTINUE READING