DNA packaging: A new class of molecular motors

Academic Article


  • DNA is packaged into preformed bacteriophage capsids to liquid crystalline density by the action of a portal protein complex. Single molecule packaging studies indicate that this is a new and extremely powerful class of molecular motors.
  • Published In

  • Current Biology  Journal
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Author List

  • Moore SD; Prevelige PE
  • Start Page

  • R96
  • End Page

  • R98
  • Volume

  • 12
  • Issue

  • 3