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Orsay Virus

Caption: Rice University researchers have determined the crystal structure of the Orsay virus known to infect at least one type of nematode. The structure of the viral shell known as a capsid, seen in a computer model, will help scientists understand how such viruses infect their targets.

Credit: Tao Laboratory/Rice University

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