by Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Questions about the lecture
My Notes
  • Required.
Save Cancel
    Learning Material 2
    • PDF
      Foliensatz 03 Viruses MicrobiologyBasic.pdf
    • PDF
      Download Lecture Overview
    Report mistake

    About the Lecture

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

    • Virus Overview
    • How 'Infected' Are We?
    • Good Viruses
    • Are Viruses Alive?
    • Viruses Are Very Small
    • Viruses Are Not as Small as We Once Thought!
    • How Old Are Viruses?
    • Virus Discovery
    • We Continue to Discover New Viruses

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. LTR retrotransposons
    2. Introns
    3. SINES
    4. LINES
    1. Our immune system is effective at limiting viral disease.
    2. These viruses do not replicate well.
    3. None of the given answers are correct.
    4. The viruses interfere with each other.
    1. A virus is an obligate, infectious intracellular parasite.
    2. Viruses reproduce by binary fission.
    3. A cellular host is needed for viruses to reproduce.
    4. The viral genome can be DNA or RNA.
    5. Viral particles are formed by de novo assembly of newly synthesized components
    1. By transmitting a disease to tobacco plants using a cell-free filtrate of diseased leaves.
    2. Pasteur showed that viruses could replicate in a sterile medium.
    3. Leeuwenhoek saw viruses in his microscope.
    4. Robert Koch showed that viruses grown in broth could cause disease.

    Author of lecture Viruses

     Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Customer reviews

    5,0 of 5 stars
    5 Stars
    4 Stars
    3 Stars
    2 Stars
    1  Star