Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 20, Viruses and Prokaryotes - Assessment - 20.1 Viruses - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 596: 4


All viruses contain nucleic acid and protein and can only reproduce inside living cells.

Work Step by Step

All viruses have some sort of nucleic acid that they use as their genetic material, contain protein, and only reproduce in a living cell. A virus can use either RNA or DNA as their genetic material.
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