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Can an RNA virus ever integrate into a host cell genome?
Yes, but only if the virus is a retrovirus and has reverse transcriptase
Put the following steps of viral replication in the correct order. Synthesis, Attachment, Release, Penetration or Entry, Assembly
Attachment, Penetration or Entry, Synthesis, Assembly, Release
Most viral genomes are much smaller than the genomes of the cells they infect. Which of the following CANNOT be inferred from this statement?
Most viruses can infect only certain types of cells
Which of the following statements describes a generalist virus?
It infects many kinds of cells in many different hosts
The envelope found in some virus particles differs from the cytoplasmic membrane of cells in that.....
it does not perform the physiological functions carried out by the cytoplasmic membrane.
An enveloped +ssRNA virus that contains the HIV virus. Reverse transcriptase is present.
An enveloped -ssRNA virus with a helical shape that contains the virus that causes hemorrhagic fever
A naked dsDNA virus that is polyhedral in shape and contains the virus that causes warts and tumors
A naked dsRNA virus that is polyhedral in shape that contains the viruses that cause respiratory and GI infections
A naked +ssRNA virus that is polyhedral in shape and contains the virus that causes Hepatitis A
An enveloped -ssRNA virus with spikes and it contains the viruses that cause influenza
An enveloped dsDNA virus that has a complex shape and contains the virus that causes smallpox
Which of the following does NOT describe a virus from the Herpesviridae family?
The virus that causes the common cold
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