Degradation of influenza virus nucleoprotein by N2 gas plasma

A. Sakudo, N. Hayashi, N. Shimizu, Y. Imanishi, H. Shintani

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Using a N2 gas plasma apparatus (BLP-TES, NGK Insulators, Ltd), we showed that N2 gas plasma treatment of influenza A virus caused degradation of viral nucleoproteins. These findings suggest that N2 gas plasma treatment may contribute to infection prevention control for influenza.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPlasma Processing and Diagnostics for Life Sciences
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event2012 MRS Spring Meeting - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Apr 9 2012Apr 13 2012

Publication series

NameMaterials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
ISSN (Print)0272-9172


Other2012 MRS Spring Meeting
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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