Thursday, May 17, 2018

Scientific Session 5

Viruses are classified based on their morphology, chemical composition and mode of replication. Viruses that infect humans are currently grouped intoclassification and nomenclature of viruses, including the chemical composition and configuration of the nucleic acid, whether the genome is monopartite or multipartite.
21 families. Two main schemes are used for the classification of viruses by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) system and Baltimore classification system. Based on which viruses are placed under 7 groups. Aside from physical data, genome structure and mode of replication are criteria applied in the

  • DNA Viruses
  • RNA Viruses
  • Reverse Transcribing Viruses
  • Bacterial Viruses
  • Subviral Agents

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