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Postby victor » Fri Jan 20, 2006 1:51 pm

Hi, it's me E.anythingus...as a soon-to-be-microbiologist, I wanna held a test for all of you..huahahaha..enjoy it..it's about virology. Don't cheat dear.. :lol:
give a brief explaination of: (V = virus)
EBV, HIV, CMV, SIV, ArboV, MyxoV, RetroV, PaPoVa-V.
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Jan 20, 2006 6:26 pm

What's in it for me?
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Postby Squawkbox » Fri Jan 20, 2006 6:32 pm

is it the 22nd letter in a geek childs alphabet wall chart:?:
A=anatomy
B=bacteria
C=clostridium
D=diaphragm
E=E. Coli
etc etc etc
V=virus
etc etc etc
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Postby mith » Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:46 pm

lol I only know retro, uses rna template to convert to dna
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Postby canalon » Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:53 pm

EBV=Epstein-Barr Virus cause Infectious Mononucleosis
HIV= Human Immunodeficiency Virus cause AIDS
CMV= Cytomegalo Virus, no idea what it does :)
SIV= Simian Immunodeficiency Virus cause AIDS in apes
ArboV= ArboVirus or viridae, a family of virus
MyxoV= Myxovirus another family
RetroV= Retrovirus...
PaPoVaV=No idea

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Postby jnkdna » Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:51 am

i dont know any except for human immuno deficiency virus!!!!
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Postby victor » Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:06 pm

Canalon wrote:EBV=Epstein-Barr Virus cause Infectious Mononucleosis
HIV= Human Immunodeficiency Virus cause AIDS
CMV= Cytomegalo Virus, no idea what it does :)
SIV= Simian Immunodeficiency Virus cause AIDS in apes
ArboV= ArboVirus or viridae, a family of virus
MyxoV= Myxovirus another family
RetroV= Retrovirus...
PaPoVaV=No idea

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Wow..cool !!!
by the way, PaPoVa virus consists of three viruses.. :lol:
it's Human Papilloma Virus, Rabbit Polyoma Virus and Simian Vacuolating agent..tricky eh?? :lol:
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Postby canalon » Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:12 am

victor wrote:Wow..cool !!!
by the way, PaPoVa virus consists of three viruses.. :lol:
it's Human Papilloma Virus, Rabbit Polyoma Virus and Simian Vacuolating agent..tricky eh?? :lol:


HEy, you need to learna few things before being Dr Canalon ;)
But can you explain us why the PaPoVa are grouped together?
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Postby opuntia » Sun Jan 22, 2006 11:58 am

Do they all cause the same disease? :? :?
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Postby jnkdna » Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:01 pm

i dont think they all cause the same disease but im pretty sure they are all connected some how!
but then again it makes more sense if they cause the same disease. y else would they be grouped together!!
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Postby victor » Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:08 pm

Canalon wrote:
victor wrote:Wow..cool !!!
by the way, PaPoVa virus consists of three viruses.. :lol:
it's Human Papilloma Virus, Rabbit Polyoma Virus and Simian Vacuolating agent..tricky eh?? :lol:


HEy, you need to learna few things before being Dr Canalon ;)
But can you explain us why the PaPoVa are grouped together?


it's because three of them (like previously said by Opuntia) make the same dissease which is "crabs"... :lol:

Oh, forgot something Doc...Cytomegalo virus is just like the name causing Cytomegalic condition inside the cell...
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Postby opuntia » Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:19 pm

And "crabs" mean cancer?
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