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Term:
fusion of virus membrane with host plasma membrane (GO:0019064)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (5) Human: (4) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (6) Dog: (5) Squirrel: (6) Pig: (6) Naked Mole-rat: (4) Green Monkey: (5)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
fusion of virus membrane with host endosome membrane +   
fusion of virus membrane with host plasma membrane +   
Fusion of a viral membrane with the host cell membrane during viral entry. Results in release of the virion contents into the cytoplasm.
membrane fusion involved in acrosome reaction 
organelle membrane fusion +   
plasma membrane fusion +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: viral envelope fusion with host cell membrane ;   viral envelope fusion with host membrane ;   viral envelope fusion with host plasma membrane ;   viral penetration via membrane fusion
Broad Synonyms: viral envelope fusion
Related Synonyms: viral entry into host cell via membrane fusion with the plasma membrane ;   viral-cell fusion molecule activity
Alternate IDs: GO:0075706
Xrefs: VZ:987 "Fusion of virus membrane with host cell membrane"
Definition Sources: GOC:bf, GOC:jl

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