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Virus Attachment

"Virus Attachment" 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.

The binding of virus particles to receptors on the host cell surface. For enveloped viruses, the virion ligand is usually a surface glycoprotein as is the cellular receptor. For non-enveloped viruses, the virus CAPSID serves as the ligand.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Virus Attachment" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Virus Attachment" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 43 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2009 and 2021
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