White nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
About this Product
This is a 3D reconstruction of the bacteriophage T7, solved by cryo-electron microscopy and 3D image processing. This model (which is not from my own research) is available as part of a schools project in partnership with the Society of General Microbiology.
This model was produced from a reconstruction deposited in the EM database - EMD 1164 and published:
Agirrezabala X, Martin-Benito J, Caston JR, Miranda R, Valpuesta JM, Carrascosa JL:
Maturation of phage T7 involves structural modification of both shell and inner core components. EMBO J. (2005) 24, pp. 3820-3829 [PubMed 16211007]