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Keyword - Degradation of host lipopolysaccharides during virus entry (KW-1237)

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Virion protein involved in breaking down host cell lipopolysaccharides (LPS) to reach the cytoplasmic membrane of prokaryotes with 2 membranes. Many prokaryotic viruses carry glycanase or deacetylase activities to digest host LPS.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


disruption by virus of host envelope lipopolysaccharide during virus entry [ GO:0098995 ]


VirionDegradation of host cell envelope components during virus entryDegradation of host lipopolysaccharides during virus entryVirus entry into host cellCellular componentBiological process
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