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Compare Viruses,Viro

Microbiology - Comparison of Viruses, Viroids, Prions

Nucleic Acid ssDNA,dsDNA,ssRNA, dsRNA ssRNA no
Presence of capsid or envelop yes no no
presence of protien yes no yes
Need for helper viruses yes/no(needed by some of the smaller viruses) (blank) (blank)
Viewed by Electron microscopy Nucleotide sequence identification host cell damage
Affected by heat & protein denaturing agents yes no no
Affected by radiation of enzymes that digest DNA or RNA yes yes no
Host bacteria, animals, plants plants mammals
Created by: JYarger