Whoa… This is what HIV looks like. Amazing how devastating this tiny thing can be.

This amazing model (which was also included in the 2010 best Science Visualization Images) can be found here with many others. In particular, when you go to the site, click the “label” button for a quick primer on the different structures on the virion.

LINK: Visual Science HIV Image

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s