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Unformatted text preview: 14. What do we call bacterial viruses? 15. What special structure is attached to their capsid? What does it do? 16. What is the viral genome composed of (molecularly)? 17. Compare three ways viral RNA genomes might function in a cell. 18. What is the function of RNA dependant RNA polymerase? 19. What is the function of reverse transcriptase? 20. What are the five major steps in the general viral life cycle? 21. Describe the series of steps that occur in the lytic cycle of bacteriophage. 22. Describe what happens during the lysogenic phase of the bacteriophage life cycle. 23. What is virulence? 24. Compare the lytic and lysogenic phases to the life cycle of a retrovirus....
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