Human papilloma virus


Free Illustration of a human papillomavirus on a white background. Human papillomaviruses (HPV) form a group of DNA viruses that infect epithelial cells of the skin / mucosa and can cause uncontrolled tumor-like growth. This is usually benign, but can also lead to malignant changes over time (cervical carcinoma, anal carcinoma, etc.).

The illustration was designed in the style of a surface model with an implied ligament model and is based on structural data from Cardone, G., Moyer, A.L., Cheng, N., Thompson, C.D., Dvoretzky, I., Lowy, D.R., Schiller, J.T., Steven, A.C., Buck, C.B., Trus, B.L.

Keywords: Creatie Commons, DNA virus, HPV, Illustration, dark background, epithelial cells, human papilloma virus, human papillomavirus, infection, ligament model, structural data, surface model



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