Viral Fusion Proteins

Known as: viral fusion protein, Viral Fusion Proteins [Chemical/Ingredient], Fusion Proteins, Virus 
Proteins, usually glycoproteins, found in the viral envelopes of a variety of viruses. They promote cell membrane fusion and thereby may function in… (More)
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2008
2008
Many viral fusion proteins only become activated under mildly acidic condition (pH 4.5-6.5) close to the pK(a) of histidine side… (More)
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2006
2006
The lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) glycoprotein (GP) consists of the transmembrane subunit GP-2 and the receptor… (More)
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2005
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2005
Class I viral fusion proteins share common mechanistic and structural features but little sequence similarity. Structural… (More)
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2005
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2005
Alphaviruses and flaviviruses infect cells through low pH-dependent membrane fusion reactions mediated by their structurally… (More)
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2004
2004
The Bunyaviridae family of enveloped RNA viruses includes five genuses, orthobunyaviruses, hantaviruses, phleboviruses… (More)
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2003
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2003
Coronavirus entry is mediated by the viral spike (S) glycoprotein. The 180-kDa oligomeric S protein of the murine coronavirus… (More)
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1998
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1998
The transmembrane (TM) domains of viral fusion proteins are required for fusion, but their precise role is unknown. G protein… (More)
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1992
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1992
THE union of sperm and egg is a special membrane fusion event that gives a signal1 to begin development. We have hypothesized2… (More)
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1990
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1990
Our results show that the mechanism by which influenza virus fuses with target membranes involves sequential complex changes in… (More)
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1989
1989
TO enter cells, viruses must fuse their envelope with a host cell membrane. Fusion is mediated by specific, membrane-spanning… (More)
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