Direct Measurement of Phage phi29 Stiffness Provides Evidence of Internal Pressure

Mercedes Hernando-Perez, Roberto Miranda, Maria Aznar, Jose L. Carrascosa, Iwan A. T. Schaap, David Reguera, Pedro J. de Pablo

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2366-2370
Number of pages5
JournalSmall
Volume8
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Aug 2012

Keywords

  • bacteriophages
  • pressure
  • AFM
  • indentation
  • DNA
  • physical virology
  • BACTERIOPHAGE PHI-29
  • MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES
  • VIRUS CAPSIDS
  • DNA EJECTION
  • PORTAL MOTOR
  • RELEASE
  • GENOME
  • FORCES
  • STABILIZATION
  • ARCHITECTURE

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