Figure 2-3: Myoviruses (a-c) and siphoviruses (d, e). (a) Staphylococcus hyicus phage Twort. (b) Coliphage RB69. The head of the left particle is slightly deformed and the tail of the right particle is contracted. (c) "Killer particle" of Bacillus subtilis; noter the small, bacterial DNA-containing head. (d) Phage NM1 of Sinorhizobium meliloti with transverse tail disks and globular fixation structures. (e) Bacillus subtilis phage f105. X 297,000; bar indicates 100 nm. Uranyl acetate (a, c, e) and phosphotungstate (b, d). (for better image quality, click here for tif image, which may be quite large; may also require screen refreshing plus special software to view; or view larger tif in separate window)

Figure 2-1, Figure 2-2 ( abc ), Figure 2-3 ( abcde ), Figure 2-4 ( abcdef ), Figure 2-5 ( abcd )

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