Encapsidate | definition of encapsidate by Medical dictionary
To enclose within a capsid.encapsidation (-kap″sĭ-dā′shŏn)
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19] Previous studies demonstrated that HPV16 VLP self-assembled from L1 protein could encapsidate
heterologous DNA up to 8.
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).