Tobacco Mosaic Virus
All content and images ęCopyright Peter Sforza, 2001
Images may be used for non-commercial purposes with authors permission


Animations:

1. TMV coat protein dissolves to reveal RNA (1.5 MB avi)
2. TMV flythrough (25.6 MB avi)
3. Other viruses animations (avi): Luteovirus and Geminivirus
4. Aphid transmission of barley yellow dwarf viruses (html)


Tobacco mosaic virus. 
(approximately 300 x 15 nm)

 


Lateral view of TMV. 
Key: Coat protein (blue)
RNA (yellow)


click image for larger size


End view of TMV.


Last updated May 23, 2001
by Peter Sforza psforza@vt.edu

http://www.ppws.vt.edu/~sforza/tmv/tmv.html