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Baltimore classification

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noun

A classification system for viruses according to their type of genome (DNA, RNA, single-stranded (ss), double-stranded (ds) etc.) and their method of replication.


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Viruses may be classified as follows according to their type of genome:


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Question about RNA viruses

Depends. Class III to V in the Baltimore classification system are basically following what was known as the central dogma. But the class VI (retroviruses) ...

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by canalon
Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:01 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question about RNA viruses
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Answer this !!

... I forgot the name)..poor me.. :( Why it does so? because according to Baltimore virus' classification, retroviridae is classified into dsRNA with DNA intermediate (reverse transcriptase) ...

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by victor
Wed Jan 25, 2006 11:31 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Answer this !!
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