Vaccinia virus particles, TEM

Vaccinia virus particles, TEM


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Vaccinia virus particles, coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM). The virus' genetic core, consisting of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is green. It is surround by a protein coat, or capsid (blue), which is itself enclosed within a lipid envelope (pink). Vaccinia belongs to the orthopoxvirus group. It causes cowpox, a disease of cattle and humans, which produces skin lesions. It was first used by Jenner in 1796 to vaccinate against smallpox, a related but more deadly human disease. The word vaccine is derived from vaccinia.

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