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nucleic acid
encodes genetic information for the synthesis of all proteins needed to construct the virus
capsid
protein shell that encloses the nucleic acid
neck
connects tail sheath to capsid
internal proteins
organizing shape of protein coat
tail sheath
shortens injects DNA
tail fibers
connects contact with cell surface membrane
pins
pierce through cell membrane
end plate
make sure pins locked in place
nucleic acid
encodes genetic information for the synthesis of all proteins needed to construct the virus
capsid
protein shell that encloses the nucleic acid
neck
connects tail sheath to capsid
internal proteins
organizing shape of protein coat
tail sheath
shortens injects DNA
tail fibers
connects contact with cell surface membrane
pins
pierce through cell membrane
end plate
make sure pins locked in place