3. The Role of Carbohydrates in Viral Infections

  1. Binghe Wang2 and
  2. Geert-Jan Boons3
  1. Gillian M. Air

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118017586.ch3

Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications

Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications

How to Cite

Air, G. M. (2011) The Role of Carbohydrates in Viral Infections, in Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications (eds B. Wang and G.-J. Boons), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118017586.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry and Center for Biotechnology and Drug Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  2. 3

    University of Georgia, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Drug Discovery and Development

Book Series Editors:

  1. Binghe Wang

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Center for Biotechnology and Drug Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470592076

Online ISBN: 9781118017586

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Keywords:

  • carbohydrate role in viral infections - viruses, and diversity of receptors;
  • virus–receptor interactions, and host cell entry - endocytosis in clathrin-coated vesicles, caveolae;
  • parainfluenza viruses, enveloped - negative sense, nonsegmented, single-stranded RNA viruses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Influenza Viruses

  • Parainfluenza Viruses

  • Coronaviruses

  • Polyoma Viruses

  • Noroviruses Bind to Blood Group Antigen Receptors

  • Reoviruses

  • Parvoviruses

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References