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Keyword - Viral attachment to host entry receptor (KW-1234)

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Broader

Definition

Virion surface protein implicated in the binding to a secondary specific host surface molecule(s), which triggers the internalization of viral genome and possibly other viral components into the host cell. In prokaryotic viruses, the attachment to a host entry receptor is called irreversible adsorption.

Category

Biological process

GOi

entry receptor-mediated virion attachment to host cell [ GO:0098670 ]

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