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A structural fusion protein of the thermally-responsive elastin-like polypeptide and a viral capsid protein (ELP-CP) was designed and the assembly properties were investigated. Interestingly, this protein-based block copolymer could be self-assembled via two mechanisms into two different, well-defined nanocapsules: (1) pH-induced assembly yielded 28 nm virus-like particles and (2) ELP-induced assembly yielded 18 nm virus-like particles. The latter were a result of the emergent properties of thedoi:10.1021/ja308132z pmid:23101937 pmcid:PMC3510441 fatcat:hledtcrm6nf2baiw5jw3vl7t6y