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Structural studies on receptor binding and antibody neutralization mechanisms of EV71

Abstract:

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is an infectious disease that mainly infects infants and children and has caused epidemics widely in the Asia-Pacific region in the last 20 years. Enterovirus 71 (EV71) is one of the most common causes of HFMD. HFMD caused by EV71 is sometimes quite harmful because EV71 can induce severe cardiac or central nervous system (CNS) complications.

Although EV71 vaccines have been approved in China, there are no other effective means to treat EV71 inf...

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MSD
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Deposit date:
2021-05-10

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