icosahedral viral capsid

id: GO:0019030
name: icosahedral 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 an icosahedron, a solid with 20 faces and 12 vertices. Tobacco satellite necrosis virus has such a capsid structure.

Parent Functions

GO:0019028viral capsid