Coloured TEM of newly released HIV virus & T-cell

Coloured TEM of newly released HIV virus & T-cell

M050/0484 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.3MB

Downloadable file size: 10.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: HIV virus. Coloured Transmission Electron Micro- graph (TEM) of an newly released Human Immuno- deficiency Virus (HIV) drifting away (red) from a T-cell (yellow). HIV is thought to cause AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) by damaging T-cells, a type of white blood cell that plays a vital role in the body's immune system. Like other viruses, HIV reproduces by planting special genes in the DNA of the host cell. These subvert the cell's function, turning it into a virus- producing machine. Because HIV hijacks T-cells it disarms the body's immune system, rendering the subsequent infection. Magnification unknown.

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

Keywords: aids, aids infection, aids virus, budding, hiv, hiv virus, infected, infected t-cell, t-cell, virus

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