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NEWS: Rhinovirus C15 model
Reference: Modeling of the human rhinovirus C capsid suggests a novel topography with insights on receptor preference and immunogenicity
Holly A. Basta, Jean-Yves Sgro, Ann C. Palmenberg
Virology Volume 448, 5 January 2014, Pages 176-184
Go to the C15 Model on this site | VIROLOGY highlight blog: The common cold in 3D

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PDB ID codes   2q25   |   See also: VIPER : 2q25   |   And PDBe : 2q25    |   ICTVdb Picture Gallery

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(+): Images used as slide screen saver during the Positive Strand RNA virus 2010 in Atlanta.

Images were created from PDB coordinates from Viperdb. Most of these series of images were created with molecular graphics software Qutemol, VMD or Chimera. See "About Images" for more information about software used.

Note: The images also appear when selecting from individual virus names. While these images were used as illustrations at the +Strand RNA virus meeting, they span a wide range of RNA/DNA as either single strand or double strand. Most of these images are 1200 x 784 pixels and saved qith Quality 12 (Maximum) from Photoshop.

Permission is granted for the non-profit educational use of the PS10 images in classrooms and seminars.

X Ray data: J.E. Johnson,personnal communication
Published structure of Black Beetle virus (PDB 2BBV) is very close to that of FHV.

image(s):Artistic rendering. Light effects and lens flares were added with Adobe Photoshop. Choice of color here is inverted from my usual choice to highlight and see the deep crevasses usually darker.


  • Colored by protein location (A=blue, B=red, C=green). (2000)
  • Radial depth cued blue. (1993)
  • Radial depth cued cyan. (2002)

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