Bacteriophage M13

Bacteriophage M13 is a filamentous (as opposed to icosahedral) virus that infects F+ E. coli. […]

Bacteriophage T7

dsDNA 40kb genome. Complex icosohedral head & short tail. More completely dominates cell than M13. […]


Like togaviruses and flaviviruses, coronaviruses have the following properties: + strand ssRNA genomes Use insects […]

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the causative agent of AIDS. It is a retrovirus belonging […]

Phage Lambda (λ)

Bacteriophage lambda (λ) was discovered by Joshua and Esther Lederberg. While mutagenizing strains E. coli […]


The picornavirus family has these general properties: Large groups of viruses with common structure, genome […]


Like coronaviruses and flaviviruses, togaviruses have the following properties: + strand ssRNA genomesUse insects as […]

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