test 2 materials

The core of every virus particle always contains
A. enzymes
B. capsomeres
C.either DNA or RNA
D.DNA
E. DNA and RNA
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A patient undergoing chemotherapy for cancer develops an infection with cytomegalovirus, conclusively diagnosed by the presence of "owl's eye" viral nuclear inclusions in a liver biopsy. This is an example of a(n) _______.

A. immune response by the host
B. transformation of the host cell by cytomegalovirus
C. cytopathic effect by cytomegalovirus
D. cytomegalovirus becoming a provirus
The development of antiviral drug therapy is difficult because _____.
A. viruses do not contain genetic material
B. viruses do not have specific replication cycles that can be targeted
C.their life cycles do not have distinctive stages
D. viruses are obligate intracellular parasites so the host cell can be harmed by the drug
Which of the following is not true regarding the structure and function of viral spikes?
A. They are coded for by the viral genome
B. They consist of proteins and carbohydrates
C. They are found on both enveloped and naked viruses
D. They mediate the docking process of virus to host cell
E. They are coded for by the host genome