The 1918 flu killed more people than the first world war which it followed. This is the H1 surface protein from that virus.
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The structure and receptor binding properties of the 1918 influenza hemagglutinin.
Gamblin, S.J., Haire, L.F., Russell, R.J., Stevens, D.J., Xiao, B., Ha, Y., Vasisht, N., Steinhauer, D.A., Daniels, R.S., Elliot, A., Wiley, D.C., Skehel, J.J.
Journal: (2004) Science 303: 1838-1842
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