Constellation of SRSV
It is a pseudo-colored electron microscopic image of the negatively stained human viruses (SRSV : small round structured virus).
The alignment of their particles shows like the celestial constellation such as the Great Bear and Scorpio.
At 57th photo contest hosted by the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy in 2001.
Specimen: Human small round structured virus
Instrument: Transmission Electron Microscope H-7600
Magnification: × 25,000
Accelerating voltage: 100 kV
Software: Adobe® Photoshop® 5.0J
Specimen: Courtesy of Dr. Etsuko Utagawa (National Institute of Infectious Diseases)
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