False-col TEM of AIDS virus emerging from T4 cell

False-col TEM of AIDS virus emerging from T4 cell

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Caption: False-colour transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of 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 several fatal secondary infections). The virus (designated HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a retrovirus, ie its genetic program is held in RNA (red central cores of spheres), 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. Magnification: x30,000 at 35mm, x60,000 at 6x7cm.

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Keywords: aids virus, hiv virus, human immunodeficiency virus, lav, lymphodenopathy, retrovirus, t4 lymphocyte, tem, transmission electron micrograph, virus

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