Viruses, part 2

Viruses, part 2 - Transduction -Bacterial genes transfered...

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Transduction - Generalized (any DNA sequences) -often results in defective phage w/host DNA - Specialized (specific DNA sequences) -property of lysogenic phages -Bacterial genes transfered from a donor cell to a recipient cell by a bacteriophage.
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QuickTimeb and a GIF decompressor are needed to see this picture. Generalized Transduction
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Specialized Transduction QuickTimeb and a GIF decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Viruses of Eukaryotes
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Nucleic acid= DNA or RNA DNA- 1 to 2 copies RNA- SS and DS
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Papillomavirus Isometric, lipid-containing envelope Rhabdovirus Bullet-shaped Ebola Filamentous
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Interactions of Animal Viruses with Their Host -Animals come into contact with viruses all the time. -Not in the best interest of the virus to kill its host, so it develops a relationship. -No obvious disease or damage is caused to host; persists in a state of balanced pathogenicity .
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-Virus establishes infections that remain for years of even life, often without any disease symptoms. Acute infections:
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