capsomere


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capsomer

 [kap´so-mer] (capsomere [kap´so-mēr]) a morphological unit of the capsid of a virus.

cap·so·mer

, capsomere (kap'sō-mēr),
A subunit of the protein coat or capsid of a virus particle.
See also: hexon, penton, virion.

capsomere

(kăp′sə-mîr′)
n.
One of the individual subunits that makes up a capsid.

capsomere

[kap′səmir]
one of the building blocks of a viral capsid. It consists of groups of identical protein molecules and is visible in an electron microscope.

capsomere

A subunit of a capsid, see there.

capsomere

subunit of the viral capsid

capsomer, capsomere

a morphological unit of the capsid of a virus.