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Bio Standard B.4(C)
compare the structures of viruses to cells, describe viral reproduction...
|Virus||nonliving strand of genetic material that cannot replicate on its own, has a nucleic acid core, a protein coat, and can invade cells and alter cellular function.|
|Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)|
|Lytic||viral replication process in which genetic material of the virus enters the host cell's cytoplasm, the cell replicates the viral DNA or RNA|
|Lysogenic||viral replication process in which viral DNA inserts into the host cell's chromosome may remain dormant and later activate and instruct the host cell to produce more viruses.|
|Cell||basic unit of structure and organization of all living organisms.|