Spike Glycoprotein, Coronavirus
"Spike Glycoprotein, Coronavirus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A class I viral fusion protein that forms the characteristic spikes, or peplomers, found on the viral surface that mediate virus attachment, fusion, and entry into the host cell. During virus maturation, it is cleaved into two subunits: S1, which binds to receptors in the host cell, and S2, which mediates membrane fusion.
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