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a subunit of a peplos.
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.
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.
See also: peplos
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Antigenic domains on the peplomer
protein of avian infectious bronchitis virus: Correlation with biological functions J.
HI was time-tested tool for sero-epidemiological studies for viruses having H peplomer
e.g., rubella, influenza, Newcastle disease virus.
or spike glycoproteins (S) are the viral attachment proteins that protrude from the virion and give it the appearance of a corona.