Proteins in the Fluid Surrounding the Target Cell Bind to a Virus and Form a Protein Corona (image) Stockholm University Share Print E-Mail Caption Proteins in the fluid surrounding the target cell bind to a virus and can make it more infectious. The virus can also accelerate the formation of threadlike amyloid fibrils that play a part in Alzheimer's disease. Credit E. Wikander/Azote/Stockholm University Usage Restrictions Image may be used in connection with news articles related to Stockholm University. Share Print E-Mail 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.