Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating ERVW-1 and Zika fever

ERVW-1 [ENSP00000419945]

HERV-W_7q21.2 provirus ancestral Env polyprotein; This endogenous retroviral envelope protein has retained its original fusogenic properties and participates in trophoblast fusion and the formation of a syncytium during placenta morphogenesis. May induce fusion through binding of SLC1A4 and SLC1A5.

Synonyms:  ERVW-1,  D0EYG5,  ENV,  ERVWE1,  Q96TB5 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt