Study of viruses material RNA or DNA

Authors

  • Hamid kheyrodin Assistant professor in semnan university-Iran

Keywords:

Viruses, structure, genome, DNA, RNA

Abstract

A virus is a submicroscopic infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism. Most viruses have either RNA or DNA as their genetic material. The nucleic acid may be single- or double-stranded. The entire infectious virus particle, called a virion, consists of the nucleic acid and an outer shell of protein. The simplest viruses contain only enough RNA or DNA to encode four proteins. A virus is a small parasite that cannot reproduce by itself. Once it infects a susceptible cell, however, a virus can direct the cell machinery to produce more viruses. Most viruses have either RNA or DNA as their genetic material. The nucleic acid may be single- or double-stranded. A virus is a submicroscopic infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism. Too we conducted that the genome replication of most DNA viruses takes place in the cell's nucleus. If the cell has the appropriate receptor on its surface, these viruses enter the cell either by direct fusion with the cell membrane 

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Published

2020-12-25

How to Cite

kheyrodin, H. . (2020). Study of viruses material RNA or DNA . EPH - International Journal of Biological &Amp; Pharmaceutical Science (ISSN: 2208-2166), 6(12), 01–07. Retrieved from https://ephjournal.org/index.php/bps/article/view/1764