Semliki forest virus


Semliki forest virus
Enveloped virus of the alphavirus group of Togaviridae. First isolated from mosquitoes in the Semliki Forest in Uganda; not known to cause any illness. The synthesis and export of its three spike glycoproteins, via the endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi complex, have been used as a model for the synthesis and export of plasma membrane proteins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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