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HIV Envelope Protein gp41

"HIV Envelope Protein gp41" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Transmembrane envelope protein of the HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS which is encoded by the HIV env gene. It has a molecular weight of 41,000 and is glycosylated. The N-terminal part of gp41 is thought to be involved in CELL FUSION with the CD4 ANTIGENS of T4 LYMPHOCYTES, leading to syncytial formation. Gp41 is one of the most common HIV antigens detected by IMMUNOBLOTTING.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "HIV Envelope Protein gp41" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "HIV Envelope Protein gp41" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 180 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2006
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.