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Bacteriophages Bacteriophages are viruses that infect bacteria. They are not surrounded by a membrane as the animal-infecting viruses discussed above. The virus attaches to the bacteria cell, a viral enzyme digests away a part of the wall and its DNA enters the host cell. Inside the host cell, the viral DNA is transcribed , translated , and replicated . Translation produces protein coats and the enzymes needed in the construction of new virus particles. The viral DNA is replicated. The protein coats and DNA are assembled into new viral particles. The host cell wall to ruptures releasing the newly formed viruses. Upon entering the cell, the viral DNA may instead, become integrated into the bacterial DNA. It
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Unformatted text preview: is replicated along with the host DNA when the host reproduces. Eventually, it will become transcribed and translated as discussed above. DNA Animal Viruses Animal viruses usually do not kill the cell. The viruses have a membranous outer envelope with spikes. The virus enters the cell by endocytosis. Nucleic acid is released inside the cell. It is transcribed and translated to produce more viral DNA, protein coats and spikes. The virus acquires its membrane when it is released from the cell by budding (exocytosis). The host cell is not necessarily killed. Click here for more details on viral reproduction in animal cells....
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