Family

Giardia variant-specific surface protein (IPR005127)

Short name: Giardia_VSP

Family relationships

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Description

During infection, the intestinal protozoan parasite Giardia lamblia virus undergoes continuous antigenic variation which is determined by diversification of the parasite's major surface antigen, named VSP (variant surface protein).

Contributing signatures

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