An Overview of Viruses for Light Microscopists
A 3D modelling article
by Mol Smith 2010
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  Scale  Herpes Virus  T4 Virus  Influenza Virus   Resources and external links
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3D Viruses - Resources, Copyrights, and External Links

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The text information regarding Viruses was constructed through research from the following resources:-

  • Microbiology by Prescott, Harley, and Klein (2nd edition) ISBN0-697-01372-3 USA
  • Wikipedia Data here
  • Various web sites for cross-checking data
  • Molecular Expressions

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3D Models in this article
Herpes Model -
T4 Virus Model -
Influenza Virus-A Model -

Movies in AVI for downloading...
Herpes Scale
T4 Virus invading a Bacterium
Influenza Cut-away
Herpes Rotation
T4 Virus Rotation

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