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Herpes simplex virus Research

Animations of steps of HSV Infection and Replication

HSV Structure

HSV is a nuclear replicating, icosahedral, enveloped DNA virus. The HSV envelope contains at least 8 glycoproteins. The matrix or tegument which contacts both the envelope and the capsid contains at least 15-20 proteins.


Illustration and Flash animations by
Karin Christensen
Scientific, Medical and Veterinary Illustration.
Imagecyte.com

The animations are available for download for classroom teaching.