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Deirdre deirdre at deeny.MV.COM
Tue Apr 18 10:29:51 EST 1995

> I use a photograph of a T4 phage model made by one of our students - in
> metallic-gold finish - as an illustration of the function of a virus
> capsid - and I introduce it initially as the Lunar Excursion Module
> from the Apollo series....  The analogy hits home hard given that
> initial confusion, in that they suddenly realise that the capsid is
> doing what the lander did - protecting nucleic acids.

Is this photo available on the net (e.g. on a Web site)? If not, sounds
like it should be.


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