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Mind the Gap: How Some Viruses Infect Their Hosts
AbstractCryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) and cryo-electron tomography (Cryo-ET) provide structural insights into complex biological processes. The podoviridae are dsDNA containing phage with short, non-contractile tails which nevertheless translocate their DNA into the cytoplasm of their host cells. Liu et al.  used a combination of cryo-EM and cryo-ET to study the structural changes accompanying infection of P. marinus by the phage P-SSP7 and thereby provide unique molecular insight into the process by which the DNA transits from phage to host during infection.
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Prevelige, P.E., Jr. Mind the Gap: How Some Viruses Infect Their Hosts. Viruses 2010, 2, 2536-2540.View more citation formats
Prevelige PE, Jr. Mind the Gap: How Some Viruses Infect Their Hosts. Viruses. 2010; 2(11):2536-2540.Chicago/Turabian Style
Prevelige, Peter E., Jr. 2010. "Mind the Gap: How Some Viruses Infect Their Hosts." Viruses 2, no. 11: 2536-2540.
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