Electron Microscopy of Antibodies Bound to Isolated Influenza Hemagglutinin

  • Nicholas G. Wrigley
  • W. Graeme Laver
Part of the Topics in Infectious Diseases book series (TIDIS, volume 3)


Influenza virus particles possess two antigens on their surface, hemagglutinin and neuraminidase. Antibody directed against the former neutralizes virus infectivity, yet continual antigenic variation renders this neutralization ineffective and allows recurrent epidemics of influenza in man.


Influenza Virus Sucrose Gradient Chicken Erythrocyte Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin Common Antibody 
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  • Nicholas G. Wrigley
  • W. Graeme Laver

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