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3D Neuron Field by Bryan Brandenburg
Neurons (also known as neurones, nerve cells and nerve fibers) are a major class of cells (parenchyma) in the nervous system whose main role is to process and transmit information. Read more

Avian Flu - Bird Flu by Bryan Brandenburg
Avian flu (also known as "bird flu", "avian influenza", "bird influenza"), means "flu from viruses adapted to birds". Read more

3D Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV picture
Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is a retrovirus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a condition in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Read more

Bacteriophage – PHI X 174

Categories: Microbiology, Physiology
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Bacteriophage - PHIX174 by Bryan Brandenburg
The phi X bacteriophage is of interest because it was the first DNA-based genome to be sequenced. Read more

Hepatitis C Virus HCV by Bryan Brandenburg
Hepatitis C is a blood-borne, infectious, viral disease that is caused by a hepatotropic virus called Hepatitis C virus (HCV). Read more

Herpes 3D Model by Bryan Brandenburg
Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) are two strains of the Herpes virus family, Herpesviridae, which cause infections in humans. Read more