Dictionary » E » Enveloped virus

Enveloped virus

Definition

noun

Any of the viruses with a lipoprotein envelope surrounding the nucleoprotein core of the virus


Supplement

Viruses may be classified according to the presence of envelope. Enveloped viruses are viruses having envelope apart from the nucleocapsid. Viruses lacking envelope are referred to as naked viruses.


Compare:

See also:

Related term(s):


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Viral Culture revealed

... negative. A viral culture revealed the cause of his symptoms: a large, enveloped polyhedral virus with double stranded DNA. What is the disease? Which virus caused it? Why was the viral ...

See entire post
by Layd33foxx
Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:06 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viral Culture revealed
Replies: 0
Views: 2077

Viral budding

... of creating a general presentation about a chosen topic (I chose viruses). I have explained the lytic and lysogenic cycles and wanted to mention ... - forming a viral envelope. I know this means that the capsid is enveloped within a portion of the host cell, but does this mean it is now ...

See entire post
by Poggie
Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viral budding
Replies: 1
Views: 1812

Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus

... of the events that occur during the invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus. My answer: There are four general morphologies identified in viruses. ... are surrounded by a cylindrical capsid which has a helical structure. Enveloped Virions – the nucleocapsid, either icosahedral or helical, is surrounded ...

See entire post
by littlexsparrow
Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus
Replies: 1
Views: 14069

virology

... I have an answer somewhat but I don't know the exact reason why retroviruses cause latent infections. Can someone help me. 1. Discuss why some ... are known to belong to the viral family Retroviriadie. They are enveloped viruses possessing an RNA genome, and replicate via a DNA intermediate. ...

See entire post
by rabia
Tue May 06, 2008 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: virology
Replies: 3
Views: 7352

Re: Virus and Energy?

The virus functions much like any other receptor-binding molecule: it takes advantage of molecular ... similar forces as well). However, the entry to the cells is often phagocytotic, or with enveloped viruses, fusion of the lipid membranes. These mechanisms use the host cell's energy ...

See entire post
by biohazard
Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:12 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus and Energy?
Replies: 10
Views: 11955
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 08:42, 25 March 2011. This page has been accessed 9,669 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link