Talk:Viral protein

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The mention of virusmint have been moved to external links. The mention to Viral Protein Structural Database (VPDB) have been removed because this resource displays data of poor quality: example http://vpdb.bicpu.edu.in/tabview.php?pdbid=1K4R This entry displays a dengue virus envelope protein but the source organism is HIV???, and the annotation copy/pasted from UniProtKB is the gp120 of HIV. Too many entries have major problems like this, therefore I do not suggest to link this resource in its present version. Philippe Le Mercier (talk) 10:17, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

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Hi! I plan to edit this article by providing an overview of what a viral protein is. The range of discovered viral proteins today is vast, and its very difficult to talk specifically about each and every one of them in a single article. I plan to talk about the four main types of viral proteins, namely viral structural proteins, viral nonstructural proteins, and viral regulatory and accessory proteins. I'm certain that there may be other types of viral proteins that I'm unaware of (due to limited general information about viral proteins available online) but I'll try my best to expand this article in a way that is helpful to the general audience. I'm still working on the article, and I will be making edits to the main article page starting from April 5th.BiochemistrymafiaX (talk) 04:09, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

Hello! I hope you don't mind, but I moved your comment below this heading because it might be difficult to distinguish between that comment and yours (and new threads usually go underneath old threads on talk pages). Feel free to change the heading to something else. Also, I'd like to explain why I keep changing the capitals to lowercase in the headings: it's because of MOS:HEAD, which states that headings should be in sentence case. Thank you for your work on this article so far, and keep it up! Me, Myself & I (☮) (talk) 04:44, 13 April 2016 (UTC)