Flashcards in Virus Properties and Etc. Deck (32):
Are viruses living or non-living entities?
What is the nucleic acid genome of a virus surrounded by?
Protein coat and sometimes lipid envelope
Do viruses possess standard cellular organelles?
All viruses are _____ _____ parasites.
Can viruses make energy or proteins on their own?
What is the largest animal virus?
What is the smallest animal virus?
Porcine circovirus type 1
Which virus has a double-layered capsid?
Outer protein coat that encloses nucleic acid core
What makes up the capsid?
What do some viruses have covering the capsid?
Classification system based on viral genome only
Baltimore Classificaiton System
Classification system based on nature of virus genome and genetic diversity, replication strategies, and morphology
What does ICTV stand for?
International Committee on Taxonomy of viruses
Is the BCS or ICTV the current classification system used for viruses?
Suffix for Order
Suffix for Family
Suffix for Subfamily
Suffix for Genus
What is the intrinsic apoptotic pathway?
What is the extrinsic apoptotic pathway?
TNF family receptor-mediated
Is the intrinsic or extrinsic apoptotic pathway more common?
Intrinsic (???) - check this
Which IFNs are Type-I IFNs?
IFN-a and IFN-B
Which IFNs are Type-II IFNs?
Which IFNs are Type-III IFNs?
IFN-lambda 1, 2, and 3
Is adaptive immunity specific or non-specific?
What does adaptive immunity include?
Cell-mediated and humoral immunity
What are components of cell-mediated immunity?
T-cells (CD4+ helper and CD8+ cytotoxic)
What are components of humoral immunity?
B-cells and antibodies
Is innate immunity specific or non-specific?
What are components of innate immunity?
Interferons, natural barriers