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3D Structure of Crucial Phage Component Revealed at Atomic Resolution

News   Nov 16, 2020 | Original story from The Institutes of the Forschungsverbund Berlin

 
3D Structure of Crucial Phage Component Revealed at Atomic Resolution

Artistic representation of phages of the family Siphoviridae (yellow and blue) that infect a bacterial cell (green). The excerpt (circle) shows the atomic structure of the DNA tube (yellow), through which the phages inject their DNA into the bacterium. Credit: Visualization: Barth van Rossum, FMP

 
 
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