Szpara10-2017 HSV

Szpara10-2017 HSV

Fluorescent image of the outer protein shell of HSV1

The outer protein shell (procapsid) of the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1). A new study explores how HSV1 might change when passed from one individual to another. This information may provide important insight for future development of therapeutics and vaccines.

IMAGE: Bernard Heymann, NIAMS Laboratory of Structural Biology Research, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health