Zika portrait

A technique called cryo-electron microscopy reconstructed the immature virus' structure.

Purdue University, courtesy Kuhn and Rossmann research groups

Pictured here is the high-resolution structure of the immature Zika virus. It was published in the journal Nature Structural & Molecular Biology by a team from Purdue University in the US.

Research into a virus' structure provides insights important to the development of effective antiviral treatments and vaccines.

  1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nsmb.3352
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