Review for Mini-Exam 2

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Material to Review for Mini-Exam 2 Thursday, September 30 Mini-exam 2 is worth 50 points: 40 points will come from multiple choice questions & 10 points from short answer questions. Questions will come from Viruses 101, Eukaryotic Microbes, and Dynamics of Bacterial Growth and accompanying reading as listed in the syllabus. Viruses Role as obligatory intracellular parasites Virology history o Iwanowski, Beijerinck, Stanley o Importance of electron microscopy for virology Viral structure o Genetic material o Capsid o Envelope and spikes Host range 5 viral structural types Viral replication o Attachment o Penetration (Endocytosis, Fusion) o Uncoating o Synthesis o Assembly o Release (Budding, Rupture of host cell) Viruses and cancer Prions Characteristics of prions Link to spongiform encephalopathies (CJD, BSE, Scrapie, vCJD) Eukaryotic cell components and their functions o Cell membrane
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