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Unformatted text preview: multiplication. VIRAL SIZE All viruses are small, so small that electron microscopes are needed to view them. A few of the very largest viruses are roughly the same size as the very smallest of bacteria. Viruses are measured in nanometers. To refresh your memory: Centimeter (cm) = 0.01 meter (2.54 cm = 1 inch) Millimeter (mm) = 0.001 meter (25.4 mm = 1 inch) Micrometer ( m) = 0.001 mm (25,400 m = 1 inch) Nanometer (nm) = 0.001 m (25,400,000 nm = 1 inch) Viruses range from 20 to 1000 nanometers in length....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
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