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Cutthroat Trout Virus
Cutthroat Trout Virus
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Title: Cutthroat Trout Virus


Electron micrograph of the cutthroat trout virus (CTV) showing the small, round virions of approximately 30 nanometers in diameter containing a single-stranded RNA genome. CTV, whose genome was first characterized by USGS researchers, is being used in research into the human virus Hepatitis E.

Location: Davis, CA, USA

Date Taken: 2013

Photographer: Ron Hedrick
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Photographer Organization: UC Davis

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


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Type: JPEG image - 320.28 KB
Dimensions: 711 x 551

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