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Search Results for: icosahedral


Capsid Definition A capsid is a three-dimensional proteinaceous capsular shell around a virus that encloses the viral... Read More


Icosahedral (Science: geometry) Having twenty equal sides or faces. See:... Read More

Naked virus

Viruses are infectious entities with size ranges between 20 to 400 nanometers. The mammoth-sized virus would be about the... Read More

Yellow fever virus

Definition noun, plural: yellow fever viruses A Flavivirus species containing positive-sense, single-stranded RNA with about... Read More


Definition noun, plural: hexamers (1) A molecule made up of six structural subunits, such as an oligomer (or polymer)... Read More

Viral core proteins

viral core proteins proteins found mainly in icosahedral dNA and rNA viruses. They consist of proteins directly associated... Read More