Virology: Baltimore classification

 Baltimore classification: Classification based on the way the virus generate their mRNA, type of nucleic acid (DNA/RNA, single-stranded/double-stranded, positive or negative sense) Group I: Double-stranded DNA virus (DS-DNA)  Polyomavirus – BK, JC, KI, WU,...


Non-enveloped linear ds-DNA virus. Icosahedral symmetry (70-90 nm diameter). The capsid has three major protein – hexon, penton, and fibre. Adenovirus is being investigated as a vector for vaccine and gene therapy. Ubiquitous in nature. Most people are...
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