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Structure of the ribonucleic acid bacteriophage R17.
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PMID:  5958109     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vasquez, Cesar (Institut de Recherches sur le Cancer, Villejuif, Seine, France), Nicole Granboulan, and Richard M. Franklin. Structure of the ribonucleic acid bacteriophage R17. J. Bacteriol. 92:1779-1786. 1966.-The morphology of bacteriophage R17 was studied by electron microscopy of negatively stained virions. The hexagonal shape, the presence of a maximum of 10 units at the periphery, and especially the observation of central fivefold points of symmetry with neighboring five and six coordinated units indicated icosahedral symmetry with 32 morphological units. Although the exact shape of the polyhedron could not be specified, the number of morphological units agreed with the chemically estimated number of structural units.
C Vasquez; N Granboulan; R M Franklin
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bacteriology     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0021-9193     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Bacteriol.     Publication Date:  1966 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1967-04-01     Completed Date:  1967-04-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985120R     Medline TA:  J Bacteriol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1779-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Microscopy, Electron
RNA Viruses*

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