Last week, the 3D structure of the Zika virus, determined by cryo-electron microscopy, was released in the PDB archive. Public availability of the Zika virus atomic coordinates to medical researchers worldwide will accelerate new antiviral drug and vaccine development.
PDB ID: 5ire
The 3.8Å Resolution Cryo-EM Structure of Zika Virus Devika Sirohi, Zhenguo Chen, Lei Sun, Thomas Klose, Theodore C. Pierson, Michael G. Rossmann, Richard J. Kuhn Science (2016) doi: 10.1126/science.aaf5316
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