SMART Team Investigations

Influenza Hemagglutinin & The Threat of Avian Flu
(2005-2006 SMART Team)

•Influenza Hemagglutinin Summary
•Jmol Animations The high and low pH forms of Influenza Hemagglutinin
Powerpoint  Analyzing the Avian Flu  
SMART Team Members

The strand here is the file 5HMG.pdb which shows HA in a pH solution that was approximately neutral.

This strand is 1HTM.pdb where the HA enters into a new pH environment of about 5, thus changing the physical appearance and conformation of the molecule.

David Goodsell's and the Protein Data Bank's Molecule of the Month  


Back to Home Page

Background images are from pdb files downloaded from the Protein Data Bank.

The images are of catalase, single stranded DNA, and of insulin. 
The pdb file numbers (Brookhaven Extension numbers) are 4BLC, 1EW1,  and 2CEU.