Structural Model of Bacteriophage T4

  title={Structural Model of Bacteriophage T4},
  author={Victor Padilla-Sanchez},
  journal={WikiJournal of Science},
Bacteriophage T4 is a virus that infects Escherichia coli, having dimensions of 90 nm in width and 200 nm in length (head and tail in extended form).[1] It is a quite common model organism that has been studied for a century by many important virologists, and even Watson and Crick after their elucidation of DNA. Structural characterisation of the bacteriophage’s individual proteins began in the 1980s,[2] and complexes of multiple proteins in the 1990s.[3] However, it has not yet been possible… 
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