Ross River virus life cycle

Ross River virus life cycle

M050/0888 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 14.9MB

Downloadable file size: 1.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: This image may not be used in educational posters

Caption: Ross river virus life cycle, artwork. This virus (Alphavirus) consists of a single stand of RNA (ribonucleic acid) in a protein core enveloped in a lipid membrane. Here, a virus particle (virion) is engulfed by a cell membrane (centre right). The protein core (orange) is released, and it releases its cargo of viral RNA (yellow, lower right). The RNA is a genetic code for making proteins. Cell ribosomes (pink, lower left) read this RNA, making new viral RNA and core & surface (blue) proteins. These assemble and wrap themselves in lipid (cell) membrane (upper left) and a new virion buds from the surface. This virus is spread by mosquitoes, causing fever and joint pain in mammals.

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

Keywords: alphavirus, arbovirus, arthritis, biological, biology, capsid, capsids, cell, cellular, condition, disease, disorder, endocytosis, epidemic polyarthritis, genetic, healthcare, life cycle, many, medical, medicine, membrane, micro-organism, micro-organisms, microbe, microbes, microbiological, microbiology, multiple, protein synthesis, replicating, replication, ribonucleic acid, ribosomal, ribosome, ribosomes, rna, ross river, togavirus, viral, virions, virus, viruses

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