Asian flu viruses, TEM

Asian flu viruses, TEM

M055/0312 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 8.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Asian flu viruses. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of virions (virus particles) of Asian influenza. Each virion (orange) comprises RNA genetic material (not seen) enclosed in a capsid (protein coat). The capsid is covered with spikes of the antigens haemagglutinin and neuraminidase. These help the virus to enter cells in the body. Once inside a cell, it hijacks the cell's machinery and forces it to make more copies of the virus. Asian flu was responsible for thousands of deaths in an outbreak in 1957. Symptoms include fever, weakness and headaches. Magnification: x130,000 when printed 10cm wide.

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

Keywords: antigen, antigens, asian flu, biology, capsid, coloured, disease, influenza, many, medicine, microbiology, multiple, nucleocapsid, orthomyxoviridae, orthomyxovirus, particles, pathogen, pathogenic, strain, surface, tem, transmission electron micrograph, transmission electron microscope, virion, virions, virology, virus

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