Family

Envelope glycoprotein E (IPR003404)

Short name: Herpes_glycopE

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships

None.

Description

Glycoprotein E (gE) of Alphaherpesvirus forms a complex with glycoprotein I (gI), functioning as an immunoglobulin G (IgG) Fc binding protein. gE is involved in virus spread but is not essential for propagation [PMID: 10881679].

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
Pfam