Caitlin Pickart

Humans and Viruses
Human Biology 115A
Winter, 1998
Robert Siegel, instructor

Astrovirus page

Fig. 1: Image of astrovirus, taken by negative-stain
transmission electron microscopy. Note the star-like
images exhibited by individual virus particles.
Bar = 50 nanometers. (Credit: F.P. Williams, MCEARD)

+Historical notes
+Classification and Taxonomy
+Human Viruses associated with this family
+Human Diseases associated with this family
+Immune response and host defenses
+Management and therapy
+Additional issues
+Useful web links


Created: February 1, 1998
Last modified: March 7, 1998