The glycoprotein essential for HIV virus entry into the cells and is present on the HIV envelop is.....

Options :
  1. gp180
  2. gp120
  3. gp160
  4. gp190


Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2

Explanation:

Envelope glycoprotein GP120 (or gp120) is a glycoprotein exposed on the surface of the HIV envelope. The 120 in its name comes from its molecular weight of 120 kilodaltons. gp120 is essential for virus entry into cells as it plays a vital role in seeking out specific cell surface receptors for entry.

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