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Chapter_6_spr09 - Chapter 6- Virus Structure and Function...

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Chapter 6- Virus Structure and Function General Properties of Viruses (virions) ____________________________________ made of nucleic acid surrounded by a protein coat. Only replicate No nucleus, organelles, cytoplasm Viral genomes contain information for information for Capsid, genome replication proteins Virus Structure—Capsids Capsid- __________________________ surrounding __________________________ ____________________ are arranged to give virion __________________ ________________________ capsids Roughly 20 equilateral Many ________________________ capsids Long ___________________________________, with genome inside Tube made up of Tube length reflects ______________________ capsids
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Many ____________________________________ shapes Tend to be Poxviruses Virus Structure—Envelopes Envelope- Allows _________________________________ or organelle membrane Only occurs if host cell not covered by _________________ ______________________ are NON-enveloped Envelope lipids come from __________________ Not _________________________________________ may be encoded by virus Coats viral capsid as virus leaves cell or organelle Virus Structure—Genome DNA or __________________ or double-stranded (ds) Linear or Includes genes encoding
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2009 for the course BIOL 2051 taught by Professor Brininstool during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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Chapter_6_spr09 - Chapter 6- Virus Structure and Function...

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