Outline - Chapter 19 The Diversity of Viruses Prokaryotes...

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Chapter 19: The Diversity of Viruses, Prokaryotes, and Protists At a Glance Case Study: Agents of Death 19.1 What Are Viruses, Viroids, and Prions? A Virus Consists of a Molecule of DNA or RNA Surrounded by a Protein Coat Viruses Are Host-Specific Viral Infections Are Difficult to Treat A Closer Look: Viruses—How the Nonliving Replicate Some Infectious Agents Are Even Simpler Than Viruses No One Is Certain How These Infectious Particles Originated Health Watch: Mad Cows and Human Health 19.2 Which Organisms Make Up the Prokaryotic Domains—Bacteria and Archaea? Bacteria and Archaea Are Fundamentally Different Classification of Prokaryotes Within Each Domain Is Difficult Prokaryotes Differ in Shape and Structure Many Bacteria Form Films on Surfaces Protective Endospores Allow Some Bacteria to Withstand Adverse Conditions Prokaryotes Reproduce by Binary Fission Prokaryotes May Exchange Genetic Material Without Reproducing
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2009 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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Outline - Chapter 19 The Diversity of Viruses Prokaryotes...

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