Molecular Biotechnology

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 13–23

Virus crystallography

  • Elizabeth E. Fry
  • Jonathan Grimes
  • David I. Stuart
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DOI: 10.1385/MB:12:1:13

Cite this article as:
Fry, E.E., Grimes, J. & Stuart, D.I. Mol Biotechnol (1999) 12: 13. doi:10.1385/MB:12:1:13

Abstract

Virus crystallography can provide atomic resolution structures for intact isometric virus particles and components thereof. The methodology is illustrated by reference to a particularly complex example, the core of the bluetongue virus (700 Å).

Index Entries

X-ray diffractionvirus structurecrystalcryo electron microscopy

Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth E. Fry
    • 1
  • Jonathan Grimes
    • 1
  • David I. Stuart
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Wellcome Trust Centre For Human GeneticsHeadingtonUK
  2. 2.Oxford Centre for Molecular SciencesOxfordUK