Carnation Mottle virus
Structural graphic of part of the the carnation mottle virus, an important viral agent which weakens carnation plants in commercial production, leading to infection by other pathogens. This part of the molecule comprises fifteen identical polypeptide chains arranged as as a group of five central chains (blue) surrounded by ten further chains (green). The structure was determined by X-ray diffraction crystallographic methods at the University of Oxford. The disease has also been reported in Phalaenopsis orchids.
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