Virus Host Cell Receptors
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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How to Cite
Hyypiä, T. 2006. Virus Host Cell Receptors. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Viruses are intracellular pathogens that use receptor molecules on the cell surface for their entry. Viral receptors are therefore important determinants of tissue tropism and pathogenesis of the disease.
- viral receptors;
- virus entry;
- antiviral drugs