Chelonid herpesvirus 5 replication

Chelonid herpesvirus 5 replication

Detailed Description

This microscopic image shows a sun-shaped area within turtle skin cells where chelonid herpesvirus 5 replicates. The virus capsids, or protein shells, are arrayed like a corona around the circle. ChHV5 is associated with fibropapillomatosisa tumor disease affecting endangered green turtles. (Credit: Thierry Work, USGS)


Image Dimensions: 1088 x 1088

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Location Taken: Madison, WI, US