Overview of families of viruses

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An overview of the families of viruses that come up in the 2nd year pathology course of Cambridge medical school.

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Overview of families of viruses

  1. 1. Overview of virus families C.Riedinger ssDNA Parvoviridae DNA dependent DNA polymerase Herpesviridae RNA dependent Adenoviridae HepaDNAviridae (replicate via RNA +veRNA DNA polymerase dsDNA Poxviridae (Reversiviruses) intermediate) = reverse transcriptase! Papovaviridae Retroviridae (Reversiviruses) DNA dependent RNA polymerase dsRNA Reoviridae RNA dependent RNA polymerase +veRNA RNA dependent RNA polymerase mRNA RNA dependent RNA polymerase -ve ssRNA PicoRNAviridae Paramyxoviridae Coronaviridae Orthomyxoviridae Ribosome Rhabdoviridae Caliciviridae Toga/Flaviviridae protein

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