New images capture virus in extraordinary detail

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New images capture virus in extraordinary detail

Post by FiReaNG3L » Wed Feb 08, 2006 9:39 pm

Scientists captured the most detailed pictures ever of a small bacteriophage using an electronic microscope and complex software. You can clearly see the injection mechanism and the genetic material in the capsid.

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Post by de47 » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:00 am

Wow that is amazing, a real bunch of go-getters must have found that out. kodous to you i say.

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Post by victor » Thu Feb 09, 2006 11:54 am

That's truly invention !!! They can see the DNA particle inside of the viruses before the DNA get injected into the host cell...
those researcher are awesome !!!
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Post by Dr.Stein » Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:21 am

Great! :)
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