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Keyword - Virus entry into host cell (KW-1160)

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Viral protein involved in the virion entry into a host cell. Entry is a multistep process that mostly requires binding to the target cell, penetration into the host cell cytoplasm, intracellular transport of viral components and genome release to the replication site of the virus.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


viral entry into host cell [ GO:0046718 ]


Virus entry into host cellBiological process
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