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Viruses

Postby James » Sat Feb 26, 2005 12:50 am

It would appear that viruses do not follow all of the life processes.Are viruses classed as living organisms, and if not what are they more generally classed as? Despite the fact they cannot independantly reproduce they appear to be just as 'alive' as bacteria and other microorganisms
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Postby biostudent84 » Sat Feb 26, 2005 1:52 am

See our discussion here:

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I think we have answered most of your question.

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Postby James » Sat Feb 26, 2005 6:34 pm

ahh, yes, thanx
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