Term Information

Accession
GO:0098027
Name
virus tail, sheath
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
bacteriophage tail sheath
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The external contractile envelope of the tail of some viruses. Its contraction ensures ejection of the virus DNA into the host cytoplasm. Source: GOC:bm
Comment
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History
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Subset
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Parents of virus tail, sheath (GO:0098027)
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virus tail, sheath [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  virus tail (GO:0098015)
virus tail, sheath [is_a relation] is_a  virion part (GO:0044423)

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