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Orf virus

orf virus

The type species of parapoxvirus which causes a skin infection in natural hosts, usually young sheep. Humans may contract local skin lesions by contact. The virus apparently persists in soil.

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Re: Virology - Calculations

**A virus has a genome of 1.184 MB (1184 kb) of double stranded DNA. 90.5% is coded into 1262 ORFs. What would be the average size of a coded protein in kiloDaltons? -1184 kb is 1184000 bases times the 660 ...

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 17, 2013 3:58 pm
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Topic: Virology - Calculations
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