hexon or hexamer


hexon or hexamer
A capsomer composed of six protomers.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • hexon — One of a group of six protein units (hexamer unit) on the triangular face of an icosohedral capsomere on certain viruses. [hex + on] …   Medical dictionary


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