Thoughts And Ideas
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Thoughts And Ideas

The Effect of Selective Pressure on Mimivirus Ability to Infect Human Cells

One of the largest viruses on Earth has been found in human cells and this is how it might have happened.

Until recently, the potential size of a virus was assumed much smaller than even the smallest bacterium. Nothing larger had been found, and nothing with a genome size that even came close to comparing had been discovered. Viral…

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Jimmy Candou

Jimmy Candou

A writer living in the PNW who just wants to tend to his garden.