Coloured TEM of nuclear polyhedrosis viruses

Coloured TEM of nuclear polyhedrosis viruses

M050/0749 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 24.3MB

Downloadable file size: 2.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Nuclear polyhedrosis viruses. Coloured transmiss- ion electron micrograph (TEM) of nuclear polyhedrosis insect viruses. The viruses have an envelope (blue) which may contain several virus particles. After being eaten by an insect, they infect the cells lining the insect's gut, before spreading to the rest of its body and killing it. Inside the nuclei of the insect's cells, they form structures which are eaten by other insects, continuing their life-cycle. These viruses have been used as a means of biologically controlling insect pests, as they are not pathogenic in other organisms. Magnification unknown.

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

Keywords: baculovirus, baculoviruses, biological control, insect virus, npv, nuclear polyhedrosis, nuclear polyhedrosis virus, virus

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