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- Barsegov, Valeri, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Biomacromolecules 2016 v.17 no.8 pp. 2522-2529
- atomic force microscopy; capsid; encapsulation; eukaryotic cells; mass spectrometry; mechanical properties; molecular models; organelles; packaging; prokaryotic cells; viruses
- ... Prokaryotes mostly lack membranous compartments that are typical of eukaryotic cells, but instead, they have various protein-based organelles. These include bacterial microcompartments like the carboxysome and the virus-like nanocompartment encapsulin. Encapsulins have an adaptable mechanism for enzyme packaging, which makes it an attractive platform to carry a foreign protein cargo. Here we inves ...