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protein coat

[′prō‚tēn ‚kōt]
(botany)
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Even the 'simple' icosahedral protein coat of the T1 virus requires integration of 60 protein components.
It doesn't make any proteins or have any protein coat.
Scientists have been unable to develop a vaccine for humans or cattle because once in the bloodstream, trypanosomes are able to change the outer protein coat they wear into at least 1,000 variants.
Viruses are simply packages of genetic material wrapped in a protein coat.
Viruses are strands of DNA or RNA with a protein coat.
One boosts the body's natural defences while the other attacks the protein coat of the HIV virus.
The scientists put a gene from part of the protein coat of the papaya ringspot virus into 36 plum trees in 1990.
The Armored RNA technology encapsulates RNA standards in a protective protein coat, assuring their integrity during long-term storage and "armors" the RNA standard against the hazards of nucleases in patient samples.
London, June 11 ( ANI ): An international team of scientists has for the first time uncovered the structure of the protective protein coat, which surrounds many bacteria like a miniature suit of armour.
virus: Any of various simple submicroscopic parasites of plants, animals, and bacteria that often cause disease and that consist essentially of a core of RNA or DNA surrounded by a protein coat.
The Institute for Animal Health (IAH), Pirbright, is working on throwaway on-farm tests which detect the virus* protein coat, forming blue bands if it is present.
They have a thick protective protein coat, and their cytoplasm - the cell 'jelly' - is partially dehydrated and mineralised.