What is Envelope?
Envelope meaning Synonym(s): HIV Viral EnvelopeThe outer coat of HIV, made up of two layers of lipids (fatty molecules). HIV uses protein “spikes” embedded in its envelope to enter host cells. Related Term(s): Capsid, Enzyme, Glycoprotein, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Ribonucleic Acid
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