Length of viral ion channels

Range ~100 amino acids
Organism Virus
Reference Fischer WB, Sansom MS. Viral ion channels: structure and function. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2002 Mar 19 1561(1):27-45. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-4157(01)00009-0 abstract, p.28 left column top paragraph & p.34 table 1, 2nd row from topPubMed ID11988179
Comments "Viral ion channels are short auxiliary membrane proteins with a length of ca. 100 amino acids. They are found in enveloped viruses from influenza A, influenza B and influenza C (Orthomyxoviridae), and the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1, Retroviridae)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 110624