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Penetration of non-enveloped viruses

Cell entry mechanisms of the non-enveloped viruses bluetongue and rhesus rotavirus are delineated using structural and molecular biology.

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Fig. 1: Mechanisms of BTV and RRV entry into host cells.


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Gaudin, Y. Penetration of non-enveloped viruses. Nat Microbiol 6, 1343–1344 (2021).

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