Image of the Month: Micro-model of the Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus

Molecular model based on cryo-electron microscopy of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus at 4.4 Å resolution. The structure suggests mechanisms for nucleocapsid assembly, virulence attenuation, host recognition and neutralization. Photo courtesy of Dr. Wah Chiu, adjunct professor of biochemistry at Baylor College of Medicine.

 

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