Gene therapy

IMAGE NUMBER: P6180 LICENSE: RIGHTS MANAGED

Gene therapy. Artwork of a recombinant virus splicing its genes (orange) into a strand of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid, blue) within a cell as part of gene therapy. The capsid shell (red) that contains the viral genetic material is inside the cell. The virus' outer coating (envelope) has been left on the surface of the cell. More viruses appear at top right. Viruses replicate by invading cells and substituting some of the cell's genetic material with their own in order to reprogram it to make more viruses. The virus' genetic material can be manipulated by scientists so that it instead places healthy genes in cells to correct inherited genetic disorders.

Credit: Jim Dowdalls / Science Source

Model Release: No, but may not be necessary

File Size: up to 10.0" by 14.4" (at 300dpi)

Click on any keyword to see related images:
gene therapy, virus &cell, virus, recombinant, artwork, gene splicing, dna, recombinant virus, art, vertical, genetics, biotechnology, medicine, research, medical illustration, splicing, gene, genes, genetic, viruses, recombinant viruses, infocus1, infocus45, infocus89

This image is protected under U.S. copyright law.
Prior to purchase it can be used for one time, internal comp purposes only.

Follow us on: gp fb tw li bl