A protein found in the capsid of the Sendai virus which is exceptionally good at binding to the cytoplasmic membranes of many animal cells. The protein is therefore used to make fusogenic vesicles for the purpose of delivering therapeutic drugs or other chemicals directly into cells.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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