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Kelch Lab publishes paper in Nature Communications

Date Posted: Monday, November 04, 2019

Nature Communications
Principles for enhancing virus capsid capacity and stability from a thermophilic virus capsid structure

The Kelch Lab recently published a paper in the journal Nature Communications. They used the UMMS cryo-EM facility to determine the structure of an ultra-stable virus shell, which revealed how the virus evolved a series of unique interactions to stabilize the shell against high temperature. They also reveal a novel mechanism for enlargening the shell.

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