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University of Tokyo

Fluorescent Image of Plant Virus Protein Surrounding Plant Protein Complexes within a Cell

Caption: Plant virus protein (TGBp1: blue) aggregates and inactivates double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) synthesizing protein complex (yellow: SGS3/RDR6 complex) that remembers genetic information of the virus. Image taken with a confocal laser scanning microscopy.

Credit: Shigetou Namba, The University of Tokyo

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