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Influenza virus particles

Influenza virus particles

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ALFRED PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALFRED PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Influenza virus particles. Computer artwork of influenza (flu) virus particles. Each particle comprises a core (central sphere) surrounded by membranes. The outer membrane bears the proteins neuraminidase and haemagglutinin (spikes), which help the virus to enter a host cell. The virus uses its host cell's genetic machinery to produce more copies of itself. These copies make a new outer membrane from the cell's own membrane and erupt from the cell to infect others. The influenza virus is a type of Orthomyxovirus. It causes fever, weakness and aching muscles.

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