Table 1

Viruses used in this study and their requirement of cellular surface glycosaminoglycans for entry
Virus Family Genome type Envelope Involvement of cellular surface glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) for entry
HCMV Herpesviridae dsDNA + +
HCV Flaviviridae ssRNA (+) + +
DENV-2 Flaviviridae ssRNA (+) + +
MV Paramyxoviridae ssRNA (-) + +
RSV Paramyxoviridae ssRNA (-) + +
VSV Rhabdoviridae ssRNA (-) + ?
ADV-5 Adenoviridae dsDNA - +/-

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Lin et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:187   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-187

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