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Category:GO:0098024 ! virus tail, fiber

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DAG for GO:0098024id: GO:0098024

name: virus tail, fiber
namespace: cellular_component
def: "The fibrous region of the virus tail used to scan, recognize and attach to the host cell." [GOC:bm]
comment: For tailed bacteriophages, fibers typically bind to particular Lipopolysaccharide (LPS), polysaccharide or protein receptors on the cell surface.
synonym: "bacteriophage tail fiber" NARROW [GOC:bm]
is_a: GO:0044423 ! virion component
relationship: part_of: GO:0098015 ! virus tail

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0098024</GOterm>
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