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UL80 (Capsid scaffolding protein)
FEATURES
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FAMILY
DESCRIPTION
Also known as SCAF_SCMVC, UL80, APNG. Acts as a scaffold protein by binding major capsid protein in the cytoplasm, inducing the nuclear localization of both proteins. Multimerizes in the nucleus such as major capsid protein forms the icosahedral T=16 capsid. Autocatalytic cleavage releases the assembly protein, and subsequently abolishes interaction with major capsid protein. Cleavages products are evicted from the capsid before or during DNA packaging., Protease that plays an essential role in virion assembly within the nucleus. Catalyzes the cleavage of the assembly protein after formation of the spherical procapsid. By that cleavage, the capsid matures and gains its icosahedral shape. The cleavage sites seem to include -Ala-Ser-, -Ala-Ala-, as well as Ala-Thr bonds. Assemblin and cleavages products are evicted from the capsid before or during DNA packaging., Plays a major role in capsid assembly. Acts as a scaffold protein by binding major capsid protein. Multimerizes in the nucleus such as major capsid protein forms the icosahedral T=16 capsid. Cleaved by assemblin after capsid completion. The cleavages products are evicted from the capsid before or during DNA packaging. Capsid scaffolding protein homomultimerizes and interacts with major capsid protein. Assemblin exists in a monomer-dimer equilibrium with the dimer being the active species. Assembly protein homomultimerizes and interacts with major capsid protein.
Also known as SCAF_SCMVC, UL80, APNG. Acts as a scaffold protein by binding major capsid protein in the cytoplasm, inducing the nuclear localization of both proteins. Multimerizes in the nucleus such as major capsid protein forms the icosahedral T=16 capsid. Autocatalytic cleavage releases the assembly protein, and subsequently abolishes interactio ... More
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UL80

Capsid scaffolding protein

Molecular Synopsis