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Keyword - Viral attachment to host cell (KW-1161)

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Definition

Viral surface protein implicated in the binding to specific host surface molecule(s). This binding can lead to virion entry into the host cell, it can trigger signaling pathways, or it can allow the virion to be carried by the host cell to a specific organ.

Synonyms

  • Virion attachment to host cell surface

Category

Biological process

GOi

virion attachment to host cell [ GO:0019062 ]

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Host-virus interactionVirionVirus entry into host cellViral attachment to host cellCellular componentBiological process