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Substance Name: Virion host shutoff protein, Simplexvirus
RN: 118367-50-3


  • Causes host mRNA destabilization in herpes simplex virus; a product of UL41 gene.

Classification Codes

  • Anti-HIV Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Retroviral Agents
  • Antiviral Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Virion host shutoff protein, Simplexvirus


  • Protein (herpes simplex virus 1 strain 17 gene UL41 reduced
  • UL41 protein, simplexvirus
  • VHS protein
  • VHS protein, Simplexvirus

Systematic Name

  • Protein (herpes simplex virus 1 strain 17 gene UL41 reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 118367-50-3

System Generated Number

  • 0118367503