Coronavirus, TEM

Coronavirus, TEM

C028/2647 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 41.3MB

Downloadable file size: 6.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: Science Source/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Restrictions:

Caption: Colour enhanced negative-stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealing the presence of numerous coronavirus virions (many highlighted in blue) in this tissue sample. Coronavirus is a member of the virus family, Coronaviridae, which at their core contain a positive-sense single-stranded RNA genome ((+) ssRNA). Under electronmicrographic examination, the envelope surrounding each virion is studded with a corona of points, hence the derivation of its name, which are actually proteinaceous in nature, and are outcroppings of its envelope's molecular structure. Coronaviruses infect mammals and birds with upper respiratory and gastrointestinal illnesses. The most well-known member of this virus family is the human coronavirus responsible for causing severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The SARS corona virus, or SARS-CoV, was first reported in Asia in February 2003. Over the next few months, the illness spread to more than two dozen.

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

Keywords: colorized, coronaviridae, coronavirus, disease, electron micrograph, electron microscopy, em, enhanced, enveloped virus, microbiology, micrograph, micrography, microorganism, microscopic, microscopic organism, microscopy, negative-stained, pathogen, pathogenic, pathological, pathology, positive-sense, rna virus, science, single-stranded rna genome, tem, transmission electron micrograph, transmission electron microscopy, viral, virion, virology, virus, virus particles

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