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Introduction to Viruses

Introduction to Viruses

Viruses are submicroscopic particles that can be seen only with a powerful electron microscope. They are not cells, but consist of genetic material, enclosed in a protective layer of protein. Learn more about the nature of viruses, and how scientists are working to understand and combat them.

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Author(s): Roberta Anding, MS, RD/LD, CDE
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Importance of Reading Food Labels

Lack of Variety in Adolescent Diets

Diet and Iron

Introduction to Chemical Mixtures

Behaviors of Mixtures

Avian Influenzas: The Viruses

Embryonic Stem Cells Can Become Any Tissue in the Body

Muscle Wasting Countermeasure Studies for NSBRI

Protocol for Wolfe et al. 28-day Bed Rest Study

Gene Expression and Supplement Intake Related to Colon Cancer

The Whole Individual Adequate Energy Intake is Critical

Nitrogen Cycle

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Video and transcript courtesy of Wah Chiu, PhD, National Center for Macromolecular Imaging at Baylor College of Medicine. Funding for the video provided by NCMI, NIH.