Self-assembling virus-like and virus-unlike particles

Adam Zlotnick, Samson Francis, Lye Siang Lee, Joseph Che Yen Wang

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Viruses are robust. Their architecture allows them to endure changes in their chemical environments such as temperature, ionic strength, pH, and hydration. They must be stable enough to assemble and protect their genomic cargo yet fragile enough to release that cargo in response to a subtle trigger. In many cases, release of the viral genome is accompanied by the dissociation of the virus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationViral Nanotechnology
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781466583535
ISBN (Print)9781466583528
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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