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virion

(Science: virology) A single virus particle, complete with coat.


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Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

The point of washing is to remove dilute dirt. Normal wash will break most of the crust and expose most of the virion. Soap and large volumes of water will dilute a lot. so no problem. to the upper post 1. your first link does not work. And I wish the second did not either. Trust ...

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by canalon
Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:32 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
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Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

Just a minor addition/correction: some viruses enter their target cell as a whole virion (=intact viral particle) after the receptor binding, and only inside the cell release their contents. But I don't think this really changes anything I said above, just a minor ...

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by biohazard
Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:29 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
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Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

... could have various viral particles which themselves would all be inactive (unable to cause disease), but could spontaneously form an infectious virion. But if you have, for example, a product that contains inactivated viruses (like some vaccines do), then they must be made inactive in such a ...

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by biohazard
Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:27 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... 1991) and closteroviruses which have acquired host cellular protein-coding genes (Dolja et al., 1994) which are nonessential for replication and virion production (Peremyslov et al., 1998). A link between recombination and increased pathogenicity has also been revealed in cases that do not involve ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus

... to the question. Para 2: Partly on subject, but lot of filler. Identify the relevant bits (specificity) and mix them with the next para. Para 3: Virion do not have desires or any thinking abilities, nor does cells, they do not believe anything. In a solution virion diffuse until they bind to ...

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by canalon
Thu Sep 24, 2009 1:48 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus
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