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Robert J. Visalli

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Department of Biology

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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.

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