Peplomer

A peplomer is a glycoprotein spike on a viral capsid or viral envelope. These protrusions will only bind to certain receptors on the host cell: they are essential for both host specificity and viral infectivity. The term `peplomer` is typically used to refer to a grouping of heterologous proteins on the virus surface that function together. The .....
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peplomer

(pep┬┤lo-mәr) a subunit of a peplos.
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peplomer

A part or subunit of the peplos of a virion, the assemblage of which produces the complete peplos, produced from the peplos by detergent treatment. ... Origin: see peplos ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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peplomer

Type: Term Pronunciation: pep′lō-mĕr Definitions: 1. A part or knoblike subunit of the peplos of a virion, the assemblage of which produces the complete peplos; frequently a surface glycoprotein on lipoprotein envelope.
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