the spikes on the round body of the corona virus gave the virus its name: crown = corona. these spikes consist of three identical proteins which align perfectly with each other. the illustration (which i produced using autodesk maya and the arnold renderer) shows the three proteins close to each other, just for demonstration reasons. the virus has a crown of more or less 40 such triple protein spikes.
more about it in my 3D computer animation tutorial channel youtube.com/uhr24