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consists of nucleic acid, RNA ORRRRR DNA (not both)
surrounded by capsid (protein coat)
may have envelope around capsid
Life cycle of virus
attachment to host cell
release nucleic acid in host cell
replicates (produce viral components)
assemble viral components into virions
release of virions
lysis in broth culture
partial to complete clearing of the suspension due to destruction of bacterial cells
viral genome is induced to enter a lytic cycle
conditions: nutritional deprivation, or exposure to UV radiation
direct cell to produce virions
suspension is incubated
for phage attachment and infection of host cells
soft agar is added. hardens
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