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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
host cell part +     
host caveola 
host cell envelope +  
host cell junction +  
host cell membrane +   
host cell membrane pore complex 
host cell periphery 
host cell periplasmic space 
host cell postsynaptic membrane 
host cell presynaptic membrane  
host cell projection +  
host cell surface  
host cell synapse +   
host cell wall 
host intracellular part +   
host intracellular region +   
host peribacteroid fluid 
host peribacteroid membrane 
integral to membrane of host cell +  
pathogen-containing vacuole +  
symbiont-containing vacuolar membrane network 
symbiont-containing vacuolar space 
symbiont-containing vacuole membrane +   
viral factory +   
An intracellular compartment in a host cell which increases the efficiency of viral replication, and shields the virus from host defenses. Viral factories can be either cytoplasmic or nuclear and often arise from extensive rearrangement of host cell cytoskeletal and/or cell membrane compartments.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: virus factory
Xrefs: VZ:1951 "Viral factories"
Definition Sources: PMID:22440839, VZ:1951

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