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Physicists explain how large spherical viruses form
November 2, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A team of physicists and a virologist, led by a scientist at the University of California, Riverside, explain how large virus shells are formed. Their work can also be used to explain how large spherical crystals form in nature. This understanding may help researchers interrupt viruses' formation, containing the spread of viral diseases. Full Story
University of California, Riverside
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