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Keyword - Capsid decoration protein (KW-1232)

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Viral decoration protein attached to the capsid of some prokaryotic viruses. Decoration proteins are located on the outermost surface of the capsid and are involved in stabilizing the head structure.


Cellular component

Gene Ontology


viral capsid, decoration [ GO:0098021 ]


Capsid decoration proteinVirionCapsid proteinCellular component
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