The European Physical Journal E

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 303–310 | Cite as

Physics of RNA and viral assembly

  • R. F. BruinsmaEmail author
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The overview discusses the application of physical arguments to structure and function of single-stranded viral RNA genomes.


87.15.Nn Properties of solutions; aggregation and crystallization of macromolecules 61.50.Ah Theory of crystal structure, crystal symmetry; calculations and modeling 81.16.Dn Self-assembly 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyThe University of California at Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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