HIV Envelope Protein gp120
"HIV Envelope Protein gp120" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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External envelope protein of the human immunodeficiency virus which is encoded by the HIV env gene. It has a molecular weight of 120 kDa and contains numerous glycosylation sites. Gp120 binds to cells expressing CD4 cell-surface antigens, most notably T4-lymphocytes and monocytes/macrophages. Gp120 has been shown to interfere with the normal function of CD4 and is at least partly responsible for the cytopathic effect of HIV.
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- HIV Envelope Protein gp120
- Envelope Glycoprotein gp120, HIV
- gp120 Envelope Glycoprotein, HIV
- HIV Envelope Glycoprotein gp120
- HTLV-III gp120
- HTLV III gp120
- gp120, HTLV-III
- env Protein gp120, HIV
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