HIV Envelope GlycoproteinPDB ID: 1GC1
Envelope glycoprotein attaches HIV to the cells that it infects and powers fusion of the virus with the cell membrane. This structure includes a shortened version of gp120, the portion the envelope glycoprotein that attaches to cell surfaces, bound to the cellular receptor CD4 and an antibody.
Structure of an HIV gp120 envelope glycoprotein in complex with the CD4 receptor and a neutralizing human antibody.
Kwong, P.D., Wyatt, R., Robinson, J., Sweet, R.W., Sodroski, J., Hendrickson, W.A.
Journal: (1998) Nature 393: 648-659