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Cytomegalovirus Particles

Caption: These are cytomegalovirus particles as seen through an electron microscope. While some of the protein capsules are empty, others contain tightly packaged DNA, visible as dark structures. The diameter of a human hair would cover a line of about 600 virus particles.

Credit: Farah Bughio, Felicia Goodrum

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