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  • Busted! Virus Caught Infecting Cell

    Busted! Virus Caught Infecting Cell

    By Lee Clippard
    Published: Jan. 16, 2013

    To infect a cell, a virus must be able to first find a suitable cell and then eject its genetic material into its host. This robot-like process has been observed in a virus called T7 and visualized by Ian Molineux and his colleagues.

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      bell said on Jan. 19, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
      so if a virus has to find that perfect cell in a sense.whu no drug to alter a cell enough to be like a ghost to the virus.which makes the virus unable to spread..common colds would be a relief
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      Joshua said on Jan. 18, 2013 at 12:21 p.m.
      I cannot access the video right now so I don't know if you cover this. What hardware was used and what imaging software? It is great to be able to visualize reactions at that scale!