TEM of Aids virus

TEM of Aids virus

M050/0039 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.0MB

Downloadable file size: 4.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: False-colour transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of an AIDS virus (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), emerging from a stricken T4 lymphocyte (white blood cell of immune system, which AIDS destroys, rendering victim liable to a no. of fatal secondary infections).The virus (named LAV by Montagnier & HTLV-111 by Gallo in US) is a retrovirus, ie its genetic program is held in RNA (dark red core at centre of sphere), translated into DNA inside the T4 cell & infiltrates the cell's own DNA; once activated the viral DNA replicates & progeny bud from the cell wall, killing the host cell. Mag. X32,400 at 35mm.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: aids virus, lav, lymphodenopathy-assoc. virus, retrovirus

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.