encapsidate

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encapsidate

(in-kap′sĭ-dāt″)
To enclose within a capsid.
encapsidation (-kap″sĭ-dā′shŏn)
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It is a structural protein which encapsidates the viral genome into an RNAse-resistant nucleocapsid (the template for RNA synthesis) and together with phosphoprotein forms the ribonucleoprotein which constitutes the minimum essential for transcription and replication of viral genome in the cell cytoplasm (Knipe and Howley 2001).