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Scientists have discovered a record number of proteins for one of the largest and most complex viruses, the highly infectious and stealthy human cytomegalovirus, a team from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Oregon Health & Science University reported in the October Journal of Virology. These two panels represent electron micrographs of an infectious HCMV virion (left panel) and a noninfectious particle produced in infected cells called dense bodies (right panel).

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Document Title: Cytomegalovirus
Category: Biomolecular Systems and Science, Health-Related Research and Technologies
Media Type: Photos
Date of Image/Photo: Autumn 2004
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