Tobacco Mosaic Virus
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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)

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End view of TMV.

Last updated May 23, 2001
by Peter Sforza