Learning Objectives for "Classification of Viruses"
After completing this section you should be able to perform the following objectives.
1. State what criteria are used in viral classification.
2. List the 6 types of nucleic acid that may be found among the viruses and be able to recognize how each replicates its genome and produces (+) viral mRNA.
A viral enzyme that synthesizes a complementary RNA copy of an RNA would be called what?
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