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Unformatted text preview: a. Abnormal morphology of tissue culture cells b. Plaques (due to cell destruction) in monolayer of cells c. Inclusion bodies in infected cells GROUPING (“CLASSIFICATION”) of VIRUSES Criteria used : A. Type nucleic acid in the core – DNA or RNA 1). DNA a. Double stranded b. Single stranded 2). RNA a. Single stranded b. Double stranded B. Type symmetry (structure) 1). Size - # capsomeres 2). Shape – arrangement of capsomeres C. Envelope - presence, absence D. Parasitism (Host range) 1). Type host - plant, animal, bacterial 2). Type host cell SCIENTIFIC NOMENCLATURE A. Not all viruses have genus, species name. B. See table of DNA and RNA viruses in text...
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- Fall '09
- DNA, tissue culture flasks, tissue culture cells, viral growth, Mammalian Tissue Cultures