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Term:
viral entry into host cell via pilus retraction and membrane fusion (GO:0039669)
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viral entry into host cell via pilus basal pore 
viral entry into host cell via pilus retraction and membrane fusion 
The uptake of a virus into a host cell which occurs via retraction of the viral-bound pilus to bring the virus in contact with the host cell membrane, followed by fusion of the bacteriophage membrane with the host outer membrane.

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Definition Sources: GOC:bf, GOC:jl, PMID:20427561, VZ:981

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