helical viral capsid

id: GO:0019029
name: helical viral capsid
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The protein coat that surrounds the infective nucleic acid in some virus particles; the subunits are arranged to form a protein helix with the genetic material contained within. Tobacco mosaic virus has such a capsid structure.

Parent Functions

GO:0019028viral capsid