Simian Immunodeficiency Virus

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Title: Simian Immunodeficiency Virus
Description: Three-dimensional model of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) derived from cryo-electron tomography data. SIV is a homologue of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that infects monkeys. It is very similar in structure and function to HIV. The virus features surface spikes (purple), membrane (green), and core material (orange).

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Topics/Categories: Science and Technology -- Laboratory Techniques/Equipment
Type: Color, Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Creator: Donald Bliss (NLM), Sriram Subramaniam
Date Created: December 2010
Date Added: December 3, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.