SIV Envelope GlycoproteinPDB ID: 2EZO
Envelope glycoprotein attaches SIV to the cells that it infects and powers fusion of the virus with the cell membrane. This structure includes a portion of gp41, the part of the envelope glycoprotein that powers fusion of the virus with the cell membrane.
Three-dimensional solution structure of the 44 kDa ectodomain of SIV gp41.
Caffrey, M., Cai, M., Kaufman, J., Stahl, S.J., Wingfield, P.T., Covell, D.G., Gronenborn, A.M., Clore, G.M.
Journal: (1998) EMBO J. 17: 4572-4584