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33 Viruses Concept Outline 33.1 Viruses Are Strands of Nucleic Acid Encased within a Protein Coat

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  title={33 Viruses Concept Outline 33.1 Viruses Are Strands of Nucleic Acid Encased within a Protein Coat},
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The Discovery of Viruses. The first virus to be isolated proved to consist of two chemicals, one a protein and the other a nucleic acid. The Nature of Viruses. Viruses occur in all organisms. Able to reproduce only within living cells, viruses are not themselves alive. 33.2 Bacterial viruses exhibit two sorts of reproductive cycles. Bacteriophages. Some bacterial viruses, called bacteriophages, rupture the cells they infect, while others integrate themselves into the bacterial chromosome to… Expand