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Ouch, that needle hurts! How some viruses inject their DNA

Bacteriophage T4 is one of the most common of the viruses that infects Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria that serve as the hosts. To accomplish this feat, phage T4 employs a fascinating nano-scale injection machine to first rupture the host's cell membrane and then inject... click to read more

  • Ameneh Maghsoodi | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  • Ioan Andricioaei | Associate Professor at University of California, Irvine, California, USA
  • Noel Perkins | Professor at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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published on Sep 25, 2020