The main reason the current seasonal vaccine is so strain-specific is that the antibodies it induces are targeted at the globular head of the hemaglutinin (HA) molecule on the surface of the influenza virus.
What does HA stand for?
HA stands for Hemaglutinin (glycoprotein on influenza virus)
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- Healthy America
- Hearing Assistant
- Heart Attack
- Heavy Armor
- Heavy Assist (nursing)
- Heidelberg Appeal
- Hells Angels
- Hemagglutination Assay
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The Antigen Express vaccine could be used to prime T helper cell responses to a recombinant protein of H5 hemaglutinin.
Bu proteinler iki grup olusturur (13): 1- Zarf proteinleri: Bunlar matriks (M), fuzyon (F) ve hemaglutinin (H) proteinleridir.