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Structural studies of pestivirus envelope glycoproteins

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Pestiviruses belong to the family Flaviviridae with the most well-known being Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus, Border Disease Virus, and Classical Swine Fever Virus affecting cows, sheep, and pigs respectively. These viruses cause a large economic impact especially in the dairy and pig industries. As a result of being enveloped viruses, to enter the cytoplasm and replicate, they must first fuse their membrane with that of the cell’s endosome, in a process which requires a fusion protein. Pest...

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MSD
Department:
NDM
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Programme:
The Oxford Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Partnership
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Aitkenhead, H
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BB/M011224/1
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Aitkenhead, H
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2022-02-14

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