Influenza A virus

Known as: Orthomyxovirus Type A, Influenza virus type A, Influenza Viruses Type A 
A negative-strand linear single-strand RNA virus with an 8 segment genome. Virions are enveloped and usually spherical or pleomorphic, 80-120 nm in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Influenza viruses exploit host cell machinery to replicate, resulting in epidemics of respiratory illness. In turn, the host… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The evolutionary interaction between influenza A virus and the human immune system, manifest as ‘antigenic drift’ of the viral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In wild aquatic birds and poultry around the world, influenza A viruses carrying 15 antigenic subtypes of hemagglutinin (HA) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Highly pathogenic avian influenza A viruses of subtypes H5 and H7 are the causative agents of fowl plague in poultry. Influenza A… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
 To systematically identify and analyze the 15 HA and 9 NA subtypes of influenza A virus, we need reliable, simple methods that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
While searching for alternative reading-frame peptides encoded by influenza A virus that are recognized by CD8+ T cells, we found… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have developed an eight-plasmid DNA transfection system for the rescue of infectious influenza A virus from cloned cDNA. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We describe a new reverse-genetics system that allows one to efficiently generate influenza A viruses entirely from cloned cDNAs… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We have rescued influenza A virus by transfection of 12 plasmids into Vero cells. The eight individual negative-sense genomic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Genetic and biologic observations suggest that pigs may serve as "mixing vessels" for the generation of human-avian influenza A… (More)
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