The TWiVsters explain how the shape of pleomorphic virus particles – spherical or filamentous – determines the probability of virus attachment and fusion, and resistance to selective pressure such as antibodies that block cell entry.
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- Pleomorphic virus particles and cell entry (Nat Micro) 3:14
- Letters read on TWiV 743 1:11:21
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