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Keyword - T=7 icosahedral capsid protein (KW-1145)

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Viral protein that forms an icosahedral capsid with a T=7 symmetry to protect the viral genome. The T=7 capsid is composed of 420 subunits, each subunit occupying a quasi-equivalent position. Papillomavirus and Polyomavirus T=7 capsids are composed of pentameric capsomeres for a total of 360 capsid proteins. Its diameter ranges from 45 to 60 nm.


Cellular component

Gene Ontology


T=7 icosahedral viral capsid [ GO:0039620 ]


VirionCapsid proteinT=7 icosahedral capsid proteinCellular component
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