Project FOR2327 MCPyV – Differential roles of two types of glycans for cell attachment and entry of Merkel cell…

Basic data

Acronym:
FOR2327 MCPyV
Title:
Differential roles of two types of glycans for cell attachment and entry of Merkel cell polyomavirus
Duration:
01/03/2015 to 28/02/2018
Abstract / short description:
Merkel cell polyomavirus, a causative agent of Merkel cell carcinoma, is being investigated with respect to its dependence on sialic acid and glycosaminoglycans for cell attachment and entry. Part of FOR2327 for the investigation of glycans in infections by non-enveloped viruses.
Keywords:
virology
Virologie
structural biology
Strukturbiologie
Glykobiologie (glycobiology)

Involved staff

Managers

Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry (IFIB)
Interfaculty Institutes

Contact persons

Faculty of Science
University of Tübingen
Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry (IFIB)
Interfaculty Institutes

Local organizational units

Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry (IFIB)
Interfaculty Institutes
University of Tübingen

Funders

Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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