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Figure 2 | Retrovirology

Figure 2

From: Early steps of retrovirus replicative cycle

Figure 2

Morphology of budding and mature particles from various retroviruses. Electron micrographs of retroviral particles budding from infected cells (top panel) and of particles after the protease-mediated maturation (bottom panel). Abbreviations: MLV, murine leukemia virus; HTLV, human T cell leukemia virus ; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; FV, foamy virus. Note that FV capsid assembly occurs in the cytoplasm similar to B/D typre retroviruses.

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