Structural study of the Serratia entomophila antifeeding prophage: three-dimensional structure of the helical sheath.

Abstract

The sheath of the Serratia entomophila antifeeding prophage, which is pathogenic to the New Zealand grass grub Costelytra zealandica, is a 3-fold helix formed by a 4-fold symmetric repeating motif disposed around a helical inner tube. This structure, determined by electron microscopy and image processing, is distinct from that of the other known… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JB.00224-10

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