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Keyword - Viral extrusion (KW-1249)

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Broader

Definition

Viral protein involved in the extrusion of viral particles from the host prokaryotic cell. Extrusion is a concerted mechanism of assembly and secretion used by filamentous phages to release mature viral particles without inducing host cell lysis.

Category

Biological process

GOi

viral extrusion [ GO:0099045 ]

Graphical

Viral extrusionViral release from host cellBiological process