Figure 7.

Structure of the T4 DNA packaging machine. A) Cryo-EM reconstruction of the phage T4 DNA packaging machine showing the pentameric motor assembled at the special portal vertex. B-D) Cross section, top and side views of the pentameric motor respectively, by fitting the X-ray structures of the gp17 ATPase and nuclease/translocation domains into the cryo-EM density.

Rao and Black Virology Journal 2010 7:356   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-7-356
Download authors' original image