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Structural biology: A picornavirus unlike the others

Technological breakthroughs in cryo-electron microscopy are allowing the capture of virus structures, leading to advances in the field of viral microbiology almost daily. An innovative structure–function study on Aichi virus reveals that novel entry mechanisms, yet undiscovered, may exist for non-enveloped viruses.

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Figure 1: Picornavirus genome release.

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Hafenstein, S. Structural biology: A picornavirus unlike the others. Nat Microbiol 1, 16217 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.217

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