fusion protein

(redirected from Viral fusion proteins)

fu·sion pro·tein

(fyū'zhŭn prō'tēn)
Biotechnologic product targeting malignant cells and some normal lymphocytes containing interleukin-2 (IL-2) receptors; used for treatment of patients with advanced and recurrent cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

fusion protein

A protein made from the natural or artificial hybridization and translation of two distinct genes.
See also: protein

fusion protein

a hybrid recombinant PROTEIN that contains AMINO ACIDS coded for by the VECTOR DNA attached to the cloned GENE product.
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Before merging, the subpopulations were treated with paraformaldehyde to cross-link viral fusion proteins, a step that prevents undesired exchange of fusion-proficient viral particles between the carrier beads and reliably inactivates all viruses, enabling safe handling of the system.