VIRUSES. CHAPTER 10. What are Viruses?. Obligate intracellular parasites Virion : A complete virus particle, including its envelop, if it has one, is called virion . Viral components Nucleic acids: Genome Capsid: capsomers nucleocapsid. Envelope ( Contain lipid )
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spikes: causes various types of red blood cells to clump---hemagglutination
lysogen (Bacterium and a temperate phage)
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
(Mad Cow Disease)
1.Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) : a herpesvirus cause Burkitt Lymphoma.
2. Human papilomaviruses (HPV-8, HPV-16)) cause uterine cerevix cancer, a sexually transmitted disease.
3. Hepatitis B virus (HBV): (DNA) : liver cancer.
4. Herpesvirus 8: Kaposi sarcoma: cancer of the endothelial cancer of the blood vessels or lymphatic system
5. HTLV-1: adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma
6. HIV virus: AIDS