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I'm trying to animate cellular endocytosis, similar to in the link below. I wanted to show a virus particule moving towards a flat lipid membrane, before getting engulfed by the membrane and emerging on the other side surrounded by a lipid bubbble.I'm completely new to blender and I don't even know where to start, any pointers in the right direction would be extremely helpful!

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fgfycat.com%2Fdiscover%2Fendocytosis-gifs&psig=AOvVaw2F0LWhpRoofavpHTlUDfVS&ust=1591082936457000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAIQjRxqFwoTCOCHq4GM4OkCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAJ

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Let say you want to achieve something like that:

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What you should do is use Metaballs for the 2 cells, and a classical mesh for the virus. This way you can make the 2 metaballs merge together. You'll need to give a semi-transparent material to those cells (here a simplified version of what it could be):

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