viral envelope

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vi·ral en·ve·lope

the outer structure or coat that encloses the nucleocapsids of some viruses that mature by budding through the membrane cell; may contain lipoprotein.

vi·ral en·ve·lope

(vī'răl en'vĕ-lōp)
The outer structure that encloses the nucleocapsids of some viruses; may contain host material.
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These include the development of mechanisms to inhibit fusion between the virus envelope and the cell membrane.
Genetic diversity and positive selection analysis of classical swine fever virus envelope protein gene E2 in east China under C-strain vaccination.
A ligand binding pocket in the dengue virus envelope glycoprotein.
Characterization of a dengue type-specific epitope on dengue 3 virus envelope protein domain III.
Here, we proposed the use of dengue virus envelope (E) glycoprotein as a target to search for peptides that could interfere with the first step of the infection process.
TIM1 binds to phosphatidylethanolamine (PE), a membrane lipid present in the Zika virus envelope that is also present in dengue, West Nile and Ebola.
"We found that changing a single amino acid in the envelope coat protein of naturally occurring HIV strains led to dramatic differences in the ability of SHIVs to infect monkeys, while at the same time retaining the native-like features of the virus envelope and its interaction with the human immune system," Shaw said.
M cell-targeting ligand and consensus dengue virus envelope protein domain III fusion protein production in transgenic rice calli.
"By learning and validating data from numerous three-dimensional structures of interacting antibody and protein complexes, the researchers gained valuable insights that enabled them to redesign a dengue virus envelope antibody to improve its binding by an astounding 450-fold," Vasudevan said.
The principal ingredient of bee venom, melittin, 'drills' a hole in the virus envelope, and disables it by essentially skinning it alive.
White spot syndrome virus envelope protein VP28 is involved in the systemic infection of shrimp.
P McClure et al., "Cross-genotype characterization of genetic diversity and molecular adaptation in hepatitis C virus envelope glycoprotein genes," Journal of General Virology, vol.