Robert J. Visalli
Department of Biology
Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne
IPFW Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society) Student Research Competition
During viral replication, both herpesviruses and bacteriophages package viral DNA genomes into preformed empty protein shells in a process known as encapsidation. Although this process has been extensively studied in bacteriophages such as SPP1 and 29, it is less well understood in herpesviruses.
Alexander Howard (2010).
Expression, Isolation & Purification of Varicella-zoster Virus Encapsidation Protein Complexes from Recombinant Baculovirus Infected Insect Cells.