Virus Keychain

$28.75

mini-virus.pngThis remarkably intricate keychain depicts a virus of a group know as the Herpesviridae. Every detail, right down to the capsid and envelope proteins has been rendered with great attention to accuracy! The lipid envelope opens up to reveal the iconic, icosahedral viral capsid, which in turn opens up to reveal the viral DNA. Even the unique types of capsomeres (capsid protein subunits) have been depicted. For a more detailed description of the parts of this keychain, see this blog post

The Herpesviridae are a large group, which contains many important human pathogens, as well as viruses that infect a wide variety of other animals. Among the Human Herpes Viruses (HHV).are Epstein Barr virus (the cause of mononucleosis), Varicella Zoster Virus (the cause of Chicken Pox), Cytomegalovirus, and the Herpes Simplex viruses

A truly unique, accessory sure to please the virologist, biology student, or medical professional in your life!

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mini-virus.pngThis remarkably intricate keychain depicts a virus of a group know as the Herpesviridae. Every detail, right down to the capsid and envelope proteins has been rendered with great attention to accuracy! The lipid envelope opens up to reveal the iconic, icosahedral viral capsid, which in turn opens up to reveal the viral DNA. Even the unique types of capsomeres (capsid protein subunits) have been depicted. For a more detailed description of the parts of this keychain, see this blog post

The Herpesviridae are a large group, which contains many important human pathogens, as well as viruses that infect a wide variety of other animals. Among the Human Herpes Viruses (HHV).are Epstein Barr virus (the cause of mononucleosis), Varicella Zoster Virus (the cause of Chicken Pox), Cytomegalovirus, and the Herpes Simplex viruses

A truly unique, accessory sure to please the virologist, biology student, or medical professional in your life!

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Weight: 35.0 Grams
Width: 8.0
Height: 12.0
Depth: 4.0
Dimensions (not including keyring): 2.7 cm diameter (not including loop)
Product Brochure: HSV (HHV) Diagram (PDF)
Other: Made in the USA of genuine pewter