icosahedral virus

icosahedral virus

[ī¦kä·sə¦hē·drəl ′vī·rəs]
(virology)
A virion in the form of an icosahedron.
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Their topics include producing and purifying viruses for structural studies, the X-ray crystallography of virus capsids, the evolution of viral capsid structures, mechanisms of icosahedral virus assembly, attachment and entry, developing anti-HIV drugs, and viral vectors for gene delivery.
Other subjects covered include the memory behavior of emerging multi-core workloads, using graphics processors to accelerate the solution of out-of-core linear systems, and automating 3D reconstruction of icosahedral virus structure with condensed graphs.
They cover, among other topics: radical enzymes in anaerobes, the structural and functional role of RNA in icosahedral virus assembly, virulence genes in the dimorphic fungi, the adaptive mutation controversy, and multilocus sequence typing of bacteria.