Coloured TEM of HIV viruses, cause of AIDS

Coloured TEM of HIV viruses, cause of AIDS

M050/0574

Rights Managed

Caption

HIV viruses. Coloured Transmission Electron Micro- graph (TEM) of a section through Human Immuno- deficiency Viruses (HIV), cause of AIDS. The virus possesses different shapes. A spiked outer protein coat (yellow) surrounds a triangular core of RNA genetic material (red). The HIV virus is trans- mitted in body fluids, notably blood, semen and vaginal fluid. The virus attacks T-lymphocyte white blood cells of the immune system, weakening the body's ability to fight infection. A person who develops AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) may suffer weight loss and fever, before dying from normally non-life threatening diseases. Magnification: x40,000 at 6x7cm size.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}