19. Dezember 2019 / Christina Wege
From stars to stripes: RNA-directed shaping of plant viral protein templates - structural synthetic virology for smart biohybrid nanostructures (2019). Wege & Koch, WIREs Nanomed Nanobiotechnol e1591.
The self-assembly of viral building blocks bears exciting prospects for fabricating new types of bionanoparticles with multivalent protein shells. These enable a spatially controlled immobilization of functionalities at highest surface densities - an increasing demand worldwide for applications from vaccination to tissue engineering,biocatalysis, and sensing.