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Genes, vpu MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Genes, vpu
Tree Number(s)
G05.360.340.024.340.364.875.900
G05.360.340.024.340.425.580
G05.360.340.358.024.875.900
G05.360.340.358.840.500.900
Unique ID
D016338
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016338
Annotation
vpu stands for "Viral Protein U"
Scope Note
DNA sequences that form the coding region for the HIV-1 regulatory protein vpu (viral protein U) that greatly increases the export of virus particles from infected cells. The vpu genes are not present in HIV-2 or SIMIAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS.
Entry Term(s)
vpu Genes
Previous Indexing
Genes, Viral (1988-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/29
Revision Date
2015/07/13
Genes, vpu Preferred
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