Ebola Receptor TIM-1 (IMAGE) University of Iowa Health Care Caption Cellular protein TIM-1 acts as a receptor for Ebola virus and Marburg virus. Microscope image shows TIM-1 expression (in green) on the surface of human airway cells. Credit University of Iowa Usage Restrictions May only be used with appropriate credit for news or educational purposes. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.