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Author(s): Wah Chiu, PhD, and Matthew Dougherty, MS. Slides: Sonia Rahmati Clayton, PhD, and Colleen Krockenberger, BS.

Viruses - Size

Transcript from "Viruses," National Center for Macromolecular Imaging
Here is a way to imagine them. If a virus were the size of a basketball, a bacterium would be the size of a city block, a grain of sand would be two miles long, and a person would be 4,000 miles tall.

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Virus images courtesy of Wah Chiu, PhD, National Center for Macromolecular Imaging at Baylor College of Medicine. Funding for the images provided by NCMI, NIH.