The structure of Sinorhizobium meliloti phage ΦM12, which has a novel T=19l triangulation number and is the founder of a new group of T4-superfamily phages

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The structure of Sinorhizobium meliloti phage ΦM12, which has a novel T=19l triangulation number and is the founder of a new group of T4-superfamily phages
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Virology
DOI 10.1016/j.virol.2013.11.019
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Abstract

ΦM12 is the first example of a T=19l geometry capsid, encapsulating the recently sequenced genome. Here, we present structures determined by cryo-EM of full and empty capsids. The structure reveals the pattern for assembly of 1140 HK97-like capsid proteins, pointing to interactions at the pseudo 3-fold symmetry axes that hold together the asymmetric unit. The particular smooth surface of the capsid, along with a lack of accessory coat proteins encoded by the genome, suggest that this interface is the primary mechanism for capsid assembly. Two-dimensional averages of the tail, including the neck and baseplate, reveal that ΦM12 has a relatively narrow neck that attaches the tail to the capsid, as well as a three-layer baseplate. When free from DNA, the icosahedral edges expand by about 5nm, while the vertices stay at the same position, forming a similarly smooth, but bowed, T=19l icosahedral capsid.

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 23%
Researcher 3 23%
Student > Bachelor 2 15%
Student > Master 2 15%
Student > Postgraduate 2 15%
Other 1 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 69%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 15%
Environmental Science 1 8%
Physics and Astronomy 1 8%

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