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Keyword - Viral baseplate protein (KW-1226)

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Viral protein part of the virion base plate of tailed prokaryotic viruses such as Caudovirales. The baseplate is a multiprotein component at the end of the tail and to which fibers of tailed phages may be attached. Sometimes referred to as the tail tip or tip structure in Siphoviridae.


Cellular component

Gene Ontology


virus tail, baseplate [ GO:0098025 ]


VirionViral baseplate proteinViral tail proteinCellular component
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