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Zika Virus from PDBe calendar

1st February 2017

First isolated in the Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947, the image in our 2017 calendar for February is that of Zika virus. The capsid, showing the beautiful icosahedral symmetry common to many viruses, is visually stunning, belying the disease it can cause.




Brno, Czech Republic
10 Mar 2017

Newcastle, UK
29 Mar 2017

Lancaster, UK
11 Apr 2017 to 13 Apr 2017


Carroni M, De March M, Medagli B, Krastanova I, Taylor IA, Amenitsch H, Araki H, Pisani FM, Patwardhan A, Onesti S.
Scientific reports Volume 7 (2017) p.40188

Young JY, Westbrook JD, Feng Z, Sala R, Peisach E, Oldfield TJ, Sen S, Gutmanas A, Armstrong DR, Berrisford JM, Chen L, Chen M, Di Costanzo L, Dimitropoulos D, Gao G, Ghosh S, Gore S, Guranovic V, Hendrickx PM, Hudson BP, Igarashi R, Ikegawa Y, Kobayashi N, Lawson CL, Liang Y, Mading S, Mak L, Mir MS, Mukhopadhyay A, Patwardhan A, Persikova I, Rinaldi L, Sanz-Garcia E, Sekharan MR, Shao C, Swaminathan GJ, Tan L, Ulrich EL, van Ginkel G, Yamashita R, Yang H, Zhuravleva MA, Quesada M, Kleywegt GJ, Berman HM, Markley JL, Nakamura H, Velankar S, Burley SK.
Structure (London, England : 1993) (2017)

Hollingshead S, Kopečná J, Armstrong DR, Bučinská L, Jackson PJ, Chen GE, Dickman MJ, Williamson MP, Sobotka R, Hunter CN.
Frontiers in plant science Volume 7 (2016) p.292

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