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capsid
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The outer shell of a virus particle that encloses the viral genome.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/22081.rdf
Scope Note
Use for viral structure; for viral capsid proteins USE coat proteins.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/22081
Used For
capsids
Broader Term
viral morphology
Related Term
coat proteins
Spanish
cápside
Term Number
22081