Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 10 - Viruses - Self Quiz - Page 309: 1


(c) Capsid (b) Virion (d) Spike (a) Envelope (f) Naked virus (e) Nucleocapsid

Work Step by Step

The following are the viral structures and its description: Capsid- Surrounding protein coat; Virion- Complete virus particle, including envelope if it has one; Spike- Projection made of glycoprotein that serves to attach virions to specific receptor sites; Envelope- Surrounding lipid bilayer membrane; Naked virus- Virus with a nucleocapsid but no envelope; Nucleocapsid- Virion’s genome together with capsid
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