VirusesLecture1 - – MORPHOLOGY OF CAPSID POLYHEDRAL -...

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VIRUSES
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SIZE - MEASURED IN NANOMETERS SUB-LIGHT MICROSCOPIC 3 MAJORS GROUPS ANIMAL PLANT BACTERIAL VIRUSES OF EUCARYOTIC MICROBES FUNGI AND PROTISTA COMMON CHARACTERISTICS OF VIRUSES
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ALL ARE OBLIGATE INTRACELLULAR PARASITES ALL HAVE NO INDEPENDENT METABOLIC PATHWAYS FOR ENERGY SYNTHESIS THEY ALL POSSESS ONLY ONE NUCLEIC ACID - RNA OR DNA NEVER BOTH THEY ALL HAVE A COMMON BASIC STRUCTURE SEEN IN 1942 WITH EM
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VARIABILITY OF VIRUSES TYPE OF NUCLEIC ACID CIRCULAR, LINEAR, DS, SS, IN SEGMENTS
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Unformatted text preview: – MORPHOLOGY OF CAPSID POLYHEDRAL - ICOSAHEDRON HELICAL ENVELOPED VIRUSES IS THERE EVER ANYTHING ELSE IN THE CORE IN ADDITION TOTHE NUCLEIC ACID? • INTRACELLULAR REPLICATION • CLASSIFICATION OF VIRUSES - INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON TAXONOMY OF VIRUSES (ICTV) - 1966 • TAXONOMIC LEVELS – ORDER, FAMILY,GENUS,SPECIES – NUCLEIC ACID – MORPHOLOGY – PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF AN ENVELOPE – STRATEGY OF REPLICATION...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course MICR 130 taught by Professor Umemoto during the Fall '09 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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