Cryo-EM structure of T7 bacteriophage fiberless tail complex

This is a large structure.

Summary for 6R21

Related6QWP 6QX5 6QXM
EMDB information4667 4669 4706
DescriptorPortal protein, Tail tubular protein gp11, Tail tubular protein gp12 (3 entities in total)
Functional Keywordsviral complex, dna ejection, viral protein
Biological sourceEnterobacteria phage T7
Total number of polymer chains30
Total molecular weight1561405.21
Cuervo, A.,Fabrega-Ferrer, M.,Machon, C.,Conesa, J.J.,Perez-Ruiz, M.,Coll, M.,Carrascosa, J.L. (deposition date: 2019-03-15, release date: 2019-09-04)
Primary citation
Cuervo, A.,Fabrega-Ferrer, M.,Machon, C.,Conesa, J.J.,Fernandez, F.J.,Perez-Luque, R.,Perez-Ruiz, M.,Pous, J.,Vega, M.C.,Carrascosa, J.L.,Coll, M.
Structures of T7 bacteriophage portal and tail suggest a viral DNA retention and ejection mechanism.
Nat Commun, 10:3746-3746, 2019
PubMed: 31431626 (PDB entries with the same primary citation)
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-11705-9
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Experimental method

Structure validation

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