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Keyword - Viral matrix protein (KW-0468)

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Protein that organises and maintains virion structure. It usually interacts directly with cellular membranes and is involved in the budding process. In some enveloped RNA viruses, it acts as a bridge between virion membrane and nucleocapsid.


Cellular component


structural constituent of virion [ GO:0039660 ]


VirionViral matrix proteinCellular component
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