Introduction: Viruses

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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    The lecture Introduction: Viruses by Vincent Racaniello, PhD is from the course Viruses. It contains the following chapters:

    • How Are Viruses Studied?
    • Growing Cells in Culture
    • Physical Measurements of Virus Particles
    • Viruses: Definitions
    • Largest Known Viral Genomes
    • Viruses: Learning Outcomes

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Plaque assay
    2. Serological methods
    3. Hemagglutination assay
    4. Electron microscopy
    5. Measuring viral enzymes
    1. Because mRNA must be made from all viral genomes
    2. Because all virus particles contain mRNA
    3. Because Baltimore studied mRNA
    4. Because all viral genomes are mRNAs
    5. There is no specific reason
    1. Enzymes to replicate the viral genome
    2. Gene products that catalyze membrane biosynthesis
    3. Centromeres or telomeres
    4. Complete protein synthesis systems
    5. Gene products that catalyze energy production

    Author of lecture Introduction: Viruses

     Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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    By Khushbu R. on 15. April 2016 for Introduction: Viruses

    Hi Paul, I like this course very much so far, the teacher is great! My only advice would be, I just wish there were more quiz questions in each lecture, only because I am an active learner. :)