Tobacco mosaic virus

Tobacco mosaic virus

M080/0028 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 31.0MB

Downloadable file size: 3.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: colourized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of the tobacco mosaic virus (TMV). Each virus consists of a protein coat with internal RNA genetic material. Some viruses are attached end-to-end. The virus enters a host cell in a tobacco plant and commandeers its DNA, instructing it to reproduce more TMVs. The effect of TMV infection varies from outright death of the host plant to severe lesions or mottling of the leaves. Plant viruses like TMV are transmitted by insects, pests and nematode worms. Magnification: 220,000x. Enhancement of 5P8554.

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

Keywords: biology, botany, diseased plants, microbiology, micrograph, micrography, plant, plant disease, plant diseases, plant virus, plant viruses, tem, tmv, tobacco, tobacco mosaic virus, transmission electron micrograph, transmission electron micrographs, virology, virus, viruses

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