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2. Why do most viruses that infect bacteria have tails, whereas most viruses that infect animals and
plants do not?
3. What is the "life" cycle of a T-even bacteriophage?
What is the function of a virion?
5. Describe the structure of a T-even bacteriophage.
6. Could bacteriophage be used to combat bacterial diseases?
7. What type of energy is required for new bacteriophages to be assembled?
8. How many tailed bacteriophages are there, and where are they located?
Why are viruses not classified as living?

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