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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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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.
- Fall '09