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This illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of a generic Influenza virion’s ultrastructure, and is not specific to a seasonal, avian or 2009 H1N1 virus. See PHIL 11822 for a view of this virus in which a portion of the virion’s protein coat, or “capsid”, has been cut away, revealing its inner nucleic acid core proteins, as well as a key identifying the organism’s protein constituents.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Douglas Jordan
Creation Date:2009
Photo Credit:Illustrator: Dan Higgins
CDC Organization
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