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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
115612
Status
Published
Date of creation
2020-06-18 13:56 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2020-06-18 13:57 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2020-06-18 13:57 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Glycoprotein Gn
Alternate Genetic Element Name (synonyms)
Glycoprotein G2
Amino-terminus glycoprotein
Abbreviation
Gn
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
No
Donor organism
Donor organism
Rift Valley fever phlebovirus - RVFV
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Biological function
Rift Valley Fever Virus glycoproteins Gn and Gc are the major structural antigens found on the virion particle. Together the two proteins are present as heterodimers and form the icosahedral shell of the virion. In vitro Gn and Gc form virus-like particles and can induce immunity in animals. Baculovirus expression systems have demonstrated that Gn is required for the expression of homogeneous virion particle surfaces.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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