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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 14: Virions, Prions, and Viroids Infectious Agents of Animals and Plants Important Point: Vertebrate RNA Viruses More RNA Viruses Vertebrate DNA Viruses Routes of Transmission Routes of Transmission Some viruses are acquired via a respiratory route but cause symptoms elsewhere so arent considered respiratory viruses; example: measles virus Animal Virus Life Cycle Attachment to susceptible cell Uptake of nucleocapsid into cell Targeting of nucleocapsid to site of reproduction Uncoating of nucleic acid from capsid Synthesis of viral proteins Replication of nucleic acid Maturation of virion particles Virion release from cell Virus spread within host Exit of virus from host Transmission of virus to new host Steps not seen with Phage Attachment to susceptible cell Uptake of nucleocapsid into cell Targeting of nucleocapsid to site of reproduction Uncoating of nucleic acid from capsid Synthesis of viral proteins...
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course MCB 205 taught by Professor Abedon during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.

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