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Viruses

Images and information from Carl Zimmer's Planet of Viruses and our textbook, The Living World.

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Viruses

  1. 1. Viruses
  2. 2. 19.7-19.1016.7-16.10
  3. 3. Rhinovirushttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinovirus
  4. 4. 10 genesspread by runny noseelicits strongimmune response
  5. 5. http://www.virology.wisc.edu/virusworld/viruslist.php?virus=r16
  6. 6. Influenza
  7. 7. 10 genesbirds carry human andnonhuman strainsspread by runny nose,cough and...
  8. 8. Bacteriophage
  9. 9. infect bacteriaspread by lysing bacteria
  10. 10. Felix d’Herelle
  11. 11. Viral Replication
  12. 12. AttachmentPenetrationUncoatingReplicationAssemblyRelease
  13. 13. Example of a DNA virus
  14. 14. RNA viruses
  15. 15. genome consists of RNAgenome copied byRNA-dependentRNA polymerase
  16. 16. RdRP is error-proneproducing mutationsthat may lead to newstrains
  17. 17. Polio Virus
  18. 18. Retroviruses
  19. 19. genome consists of RNARNA turned into DNAby reverse transcriptaseDNA integratedinto host’s DNAby integrase
  20. 20. Viral Diseases
  21. 21. Vectorsdisease-bearing organisms
  22. 22. Reassortmentwhen hosts infected withmultiple strains combinegenes from those strainsto produce a new strain

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