Flashcards in Ch. 13 Deck (16):
Nucleic acid of a virus is protected by a protein coat
Each capsid is composed of protein subunits
Carbohydrate-protein complexes that project from the surface of the envelope. Some viruses may or may not have these.
Sometimes curls up
A virus that infects bacteria (bacteria are their host)
What's inside a capsomere?
Cervical and anal cancer
Small pox virus
* Related to molluscum contagiosum (wart like skin lesion)
* Harmless warts
* Kids often get and then disappear
Simplexvirus (HHV-1 and -2)
Chickenpox, shingles, mononucleosis, Burkitts (cancer)
* Member of the retro virus, important group of irony viruses.
* Leukemia and tumors
What use to occupy the clear plaques?
Why do we grow viruses in the lab?
To make vaccines