6 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- bacterial cell
genetic material and protein capsid
5 True/False questions
What is the term for a particle of nucleic acids and protein that can reproduce only by infecting living cells? → virus
This is a type of infection in which the host cell bursts and is destroyed. → lysogenic
What term describes any living organism or particle that can cause an infectious disease? → viroid
What is distinctive about prions, compared to other pathogens? → They contain no genetic material..
What happens to the host cell in a lytic infection? → It bursts and releases new viruses.