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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Cross-linking measurements with protein interaction reporter technology enabled ARS scientists and their University of Washington colleagues to model the structure of the building blocks of infectious potato leafroll virus particles. The scientists are applying this technology so they can understand insect transmission of plant viruses and the mechanisms viruses use to infect plants.

 

Photo by Michelle Cilia and James Bruce.


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Last Modified: 3/27/2013