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Virus Internalization MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Virus Internalization
Tree Number(s)
G06.920.881
Unique ID
D053586
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053586
Scope Note
The entering of cells by viruses following VIRUS ATTACHMENT. This is achieved by ENDOCYTOSIS, by translocation of the whole virus across the cell membrane, by direct MEMBRANE FUSION of the viral membrane with the CELL MEMBRANE, or by fusion of the membrane of infected cells with the membrane of non-infected cells causing SYNCYTIA to be formed.
Entry Term(s)
Viral Entry
Viral Internalization
Viral Membrane Fusion
Virus Entry
Virus Membrane Fusion
See Also
Endocytosis
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2020/06/22
Virus Internalization Preferred
Virus Membrane Fusion Narrower
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