Capsid Assembly Around a Linear Polyelectrolyte

Movie illustrating assembly of capsid subunits around a linear polyelectrolyte. Beads are colored as follows: blue=subunit excluders, yellow=ARM, red=polyelectrolyte.



From "Viral genome structures are optimal for capsid assembly”, eLife (in press) (2013) by Jason Perlmutter, Cong Qiao and Michael Hagan