Atomic structure of potato virus X, the prototype of the <i>Alphaflexiviridae</i> family

March 16th, 2020 by Alessandro Grinzato

Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 16 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41589-020-0502-4

A cryo-EM structure of potato virus X shows that virions are formed by repeats of segments of coat protein protomers arranged in a left-handed helical structure and reveals details of the RNA–capsid interactions, which shed light on virus assembly.
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