Samba Virus Mapped With Cryo-EM

News   Mar 28, 2017 | Original Story from Michigan State University

 
Samba Virus Mapped With Cryo-EM

Kristin Parent, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, took a DIY approach to build a retrofitted cryo-electron microscope that allowed them to map a giant Samba virus – one of the world’s largest viruses. Courtesy of MSU

 
 
 

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