HIV-1 capsid protein (CA)

CYPA
FUNCTION
    Forms a cone-shaped shell which protects the genomic RNA and associated proteins and delivers them into the host nucleus. The conical capsid is made of twelve pentameric and over a hundred hexameric CA rings (1000-1500 molecules) .
INTERACTIONS
    CypA, NUP358, NUP153, CPSF6, PIN1, RhTRIM5α (interspecies)
SUBCELLULAR LOCATION
  • Virion
  • Cytoplasm
TIMING OF EXPRESSION
    Late