Term Information

Accession
GO:0098025
Name
virus tail, baseplate
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
tail structure, tail tip, bacteriophage baseplate
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Multiprotein component at the distal (head) end of the virus tail to which fibers of tailed viruses may be attached. Source: GOC:bm
Comment
Tail fibers are often attached to the baseplate of Caudovirales (tailed bacteriophages with dsDNA genomes). Sometimes referred to as the tail tip or tip structure in Siphoviridae.
History
See term history for GO:0098025 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of virus tail, baseplate (GO:0098025)
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virus tail, baseplate [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  virus tail (GO:0098015)
virus tail, baseplate [is_a relation] is_a  virion part (GO:0044423)

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