B0006956 RNA inserting into a virus capsid
Credit: Erika Mancini. Wellcome Images
Single stranded RNA inseting into the empty capsid of the Phi12 bacteriophage. This occurs through the P4 protein, an ATPase, which acts as a packaging motor, pulling the RNA inside the protein capsid of the phage.
Cryo-electron tomography
2008 Published: –

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