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

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Re: Viral budding

Hola,early viral genes made that in the membrane of infected cells would appears protein molecules which facilitate anchoring of virions to new non infected cells spreading infections.when lysis of infected cell is produced , head of virions carries ,in their head ,membrane fragments with ...

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by protold
Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:59 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viral budding
Replies: 1
Views: 2456

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

No you are not missing anything. Wikipedia describes a virus this way “Virus particles (known as virions) consist of two or three parts: the genetic material made from either DNA or RNA, long molecules that carry genetic information; a protein coat that protects these genes; ...

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by scottie
Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128019

Re: dialogue for short film

... it will take over the machinery of the cell to produce new viruses. Now if these viral products are fully infectious, they will be called virions. And these virions will have full components including a capsid surrounding it. Therefore, if you are producing virions, there are no naked ...

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by mkwaje
Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: dialogue for short film
Replies: 4
Views: 4692

Re: HIV Exposure to air

... allowing them to produce gene product thus rendering the virus benign and furthermore allowing vaccination with doses of benign forms of the HIV virions allowing the body to create antibodies to the actual virus. This would allow cell initiated immunity to occur immediately upon recognition and ...

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Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: HIV Exposure to air
Replies: 7
Views: 39974

Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus

... are far from being general: -Many viruses will not kill the host cell and have lower constant output rather than synthetic burst and release of virions accompanied by the destruction of the cell (see your para 10 which is correct) -Not all viruses have heads and tails The fact that those are ...

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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
Replies: 1
Views: 15375
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