False-colour TEM of the Herpes Simplex virus

False-colour TEM of the Herpes Simplex virus

M050/0334 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 24.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: False-colour transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a group of five Herpes simplex viruses. The capsid or protein coat of each virus is seen; it consists of 162 capsomers (protein units that resemble dots) in an icosahedral shape. Herpes simplex is a DNA virus, occurring in two forms: type 1 and 2. These types are visually identical, but are biochemically different. Herpes simplex is a human parasite, causing a variety of infections including whitlows and cold sores of the mouth and genitalia. Genital herpes is sexually transmitted, and is associated with cervical cancers in women. Magnification: x28,500 at 6x7cm size.

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

Keywords: cold sore, false-coloured, genital herpes, herpes simplex, herpes simplex virus, virus, virus causing

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