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Rice University

Spherical Capsid

Caption: High-energy X-ray diffraction was used to pinpoint some 5 million atoms in the protective protein coat used by hundreds of viruses.

Credit: J. Pan & Y.J. Tao/Rice University

Usage Restrictions: Must credit: J. Pan & Y.J. Tao/Rice University

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