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Keyword Virion maturation

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Definition

Viral protein involved in the maturation of the immature virion into the mature virion, once the virion has been released from the host cell. Maturation usually involves proteolysis events and changes in the folding of the virion proteins.

Synonyms

  • Viral procapsid maturation

Category

Biological process

GOi

virus maturation [ GO:0019075 ]

Graphical

Biological processVirus exit from host cellVirion maturation