New Approach to Influenza's Antiviral Resistance

July 13, 2011

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, with assistance from the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, have found a new approach to the creation of customized therapies for virulent flu strains that resist current antiviral drugs. The findings, published online this week in Nature Communications, could aid development of new drugs that exploit so-called flu protein pockets.