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From: Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus and other giant viruses: an open field to outstanding discoveries

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Mimivirus particle visualized by different microscopy methods. Transmission electron microscopy of APMV showing the complete particle (A) and a zoom (B), highlighting the fibrils (F), the capsid protein layers (PL), the internal membrane (IM), and the core wall (CW) that protects the viral genome and early factors. (C) and (D) show mimivirus isolates under scanning and atomic force microscopy, respectively. Scale in (D) represents the sample depth and size.

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