Virology Filovirus

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Virology Filovirus
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2011-03-30 16:35:03
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Virology Filovirus
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  1. Filovirus virion is _________.
    Helical nucleocapsid + filamentous env particles
  2. Filovirus genome is ______.
    linear (-) ssRNA
  3. Filovirus has _____ genes which are _______.
    • 7 genes, each coding for single protein
    • trx in series from 3' to 5' by virla RNA pol.
  4. Filovirus distinctive charactersistics include _______, _______, and _______.
    • Example of reemerging infectious agents
    • Transmitted via unknown animal vector to people
    • Gene order and expression are similiar to those of paramyxo- and rhabdo-
  5. Filovirus examples
    Marburg and Ebola - hemorrhagic fever

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