Fishnet Shell Formed by Jumbo Phages Offers Protection Against Bacterial Host Defenses

The chimallin protein assembles as a cube in vitro, consisting of 24 individual chimallin proteins. In the cell, thousands of chimallin protomers assemble into the phage nucleus shell as a sheet made of square tiles. Credit: Corbett & Villa Labs, UC San Diego It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, even for those that live on … Read more