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vsp8 (Variable small protein 8)
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FAMILY
DESCRIPTION
Also known as VSP8_BORHE, vsp8, vmp8. The Vlp and Vsp proteins are antigenically distinct proteins, only one vlp or vsp gene is transcriptionally active at any one time. Switching between these genes is a mechanism of host immune response evasion.
Also known as VSP8_BORHE, vsp8, vmp8. The Vlp and Vsp proteins are antigenically distinct proteins, only one vlp or vsp gene is transcriptionally active at any one time. Switching between these genes is a mechanism of host immune response evasion.
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vsp8

Variable small protein 8

Molecular Synopsis