No cure for common cold (2013) - rhinovirus C15
Reference: Modeling of the human rhinovirus C capsid suggests a novel topography with insights on receptor preference and immunogenicity
Holly A. Basta, Jean-Yves Sgro, Ann C. Palmenberg
Virology Volume 448, 5 January 2014, Pages 176-184
Press Releases after publication of Palmenberg et al. (2009) Science articlePalmenberg AC, Spiro D, Kuzmickas R, Wang S, Djikeng A, Rathe JA, Fraser-Liggett CM, Liggett SB.
Sequencing and Analyses of All Known Human Rhinovirus Genomes Reveals Structure and Evolution
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