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Poliovirus in intaglio print

1st February 2018

The near-eradication of poliomyelitis is one of the great success stories of modern medicine. The image in our 2018 calendar for February shows the virus which causes it, and highlights one of the amazing developments in modern structural biology.




Mir S, Alhroub Y, Anyango S, Armstrong DR, Berrisford JM, Clark AR, Conroy MJ, Dana JM, Deshpande M, Gupta D, Gutmanas A, Haslam P, Mak L, Mukhopadhyay A, Nadzirin N, Paysan-Lafosse T, Sehnal D, Sen S, Smart OS, Varadi M, Kleywegt GJ, Velankar S.
Nucleic acids research Volume 46 (2018) p.D486-D492

Lensink MF, Velankar S, Baek M, Heo L, Seok C, Wodak SJ.
Proteins Volume 86 Suppl 1 (2018) p.257-273

Lensink MF, Velankar S, Wodak SJ.
Proteins Volume 85 (2017) p.359-377

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