Most downloaded articles in 2013  

Top 25 Most Downloaded Articles in 2013. Free Access.

Celebrating great research

Elsevier presents the 25 most popular articles of the first half of 2013 from Elsevier published journals in Virology. The Top 25 Articles 2013 are ranked in order of the number of full-text downloads they received from the ScienceDirect platform during the period of Jan- Jun 2013.

All articles' full-text will be freely accessible online until 31 October 2013.

1) New generation humanized mice for virus research: Comparative aspects and future prospects

2) Immune responses to influenza virus infection

3) Broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1: Templates for a vaccine

4) Human polyomaviruses in disease and cancer

5) Snapshots: Chromatin control of viral infection

6) Anti-viral CD8 T cells and the cytokines that they love

7) Molecular basis of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 drug resistance: Overview and recent developments

8) The flavivirus NS1 protein: Molecular and structural biology, immunology, role in pathogenesis and application as a diagnostic biomarker

9) Bats and their virome: an important source of emerging viruses capable of infecting humans

10) Dissecting influenza virus pathogenesis uncovers a novel chemical approach to combat the infection

11) Merkel cell polyomavirus: A newly discovered human virus with oncogenic potential

12) Digital genotyping of avian influenza viruses of H7 subtype detected in central Europe in 2007-2011

13) Tools from viruses: Bacteriophage successes and beyond

14) Memory of viral infections by CRISPR-Cas adaptive immune systems: Acquisition of new information

15) Live cell imaging of viral entry

16) HIV-1 entry inhibitors: recent development and clinical use

17) Metagenomics and future perspectives in virus discovery

18) Influenza virus resistance to neuraminidase inhibitors

19) HTLV-1: Persistence and pathogenesis

20) Transfection of mammalian cells using linear polyethylenimine is a simple and effective means of producing recombinant adeno-associated virus vectors

21) Multiplex nested RT-PCR for detecting avian influenza virus, infectious bronchitis virus and Newcastle disease virus

22) Pathogenesis of influenza virus infections: the good, the bad and the ugly

23) Molecular epidemiology of noroviruses associated with acute sporadic gastroenteritis in children: Global distribution of genogroups, genotypes and GII.4 variants

24) Diversion of stress granules and P-bodies during viral infection

25) Antiviral drug discovery for the treatment of enterovirus 71 infections