Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/6

Click to flip

6 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
HOw are viruses classified?
Virion morphology
Size, shape, type of symmetry, presence/absence of membranes
Physiochemical properties
Viral genome properties
DNA/RNA, segments, size, linear/circular, strandedness
Virus protein properties
Genome organization and replication
Anitgenic properties
Virus family- viridae
Biologic properties
Host range, transmission, tissue tropism, pathology
The capsid is the _________
viral protein unit
nucleocapsid consists of_______ and _______
capsid and nucleic acid
Why would an envelope be an advantage?

How would it be a disadvantage?
Protection looks like host


Interfere with host getting into target cell
Compare and contrast enveloped and non enveloped
Naked capsid-
Environmentally stable
Easily spread
Can dry out- but still be there
Can survive adverse conditions
Leaves cell by lysis
Cell lysis baby virus pops out
Antigenic
Can be controlled w/ antibody alone
An example of a segmented virus?
Influenza