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Module 04 Homework AssignmentRasmussen College Mokena/Tinley Park, ILModule 04 Written Assignment- HomeworkFrom Crescent NwogbuSubmitted toAlicia Carley, Instructor:G282/MCB2289 Section 07 Introduction to Microbiology - Online - 2020 Winter QuarterDate: February 02, 2020Use the information presented in the module folder along with your readings from the textbook to answer the following questions. Describe the different morphological types of viruses and give examples of each type:a.Helical- Helical is a virus that has a capsid shaped in a filamentous or rod-shaped capsomer, connected along their axis, resembling a wide ribbon stacked around a central axis forming a helical structure with a central cavity that encloses its nucleic acid, a hollow tube. A well-studied tobacco mosaic (TMV) is an example of a helical virus or theSolanaceae family in a tobacco plant.b.Icosahedral- Icosahedral is a virus that consists of identical subunits that make up equilateral triangles arranged in a symmetrical fashion. They are capsids of many virus families that are multifaced structures. Examples of Icosahedral viruses are Iridoviridae and Herpesviridae.c.Complex-

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