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Keyword - Viral tail fiber assembly (KW-1246)

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Viral protein involved in tail fibers or spike assembly. Some tailed bacteriophages need chaperones that help with the assembly of their fibers or spikes. T4 for example encodes a general tail fiber chaperone that is needed for the correct assembly of the short and long tail fiber proteins.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


virus tail fiber assembly [ GO:0098004 ]


Viral release from host cellViral tail assemblyViral tail fiber assemblyBiological process
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