Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)

Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)

Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) Structure of Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) Herpesviruses are large (150-200 nm size), spherical in shape with icosahedral symmetry. The icosahedral protein capsid with average diameter 100 nm consists of 162 hollow hexagonal and pentagonal capsomeres with an electron-dense core containing the double stranded DNA genome with 125-240 kbp nucleotides … Read moreHerpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)