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A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms. Viruses can infect all types of life forms, from animals and plants  ...

Introduction to the Viruses


Viruses depend on the host cells that they infect to reproduce. When found outside of host cells, viruses exist as a protein coat or capsid, sometimes enclosed ...

Viruses | An Open Access Virology Journal from MDPI - MDPI.com


Viruses — Open Access Virology Journal. Viruses (ISSN 1999-4915; CODEN: VIRUBR) is an open access journal of virology published monthly online by MDPI .

What is a Virus? - Encyclopedia of Life


A definition of viruses, with links to examples, collections and related resources.

Viruses News -- ScienceDaily


Viruses that affect human health. Read the latest medical research on virology, from herpes virus to ebola virus and more.

Viruses - BrainPOP


In this educational animated movie about Health learn about infections, sickness, replication, influenza, hepatitis, ebola, HIV, AIDS, and diseases.

Viruses - MicrobeWorld


Viruses are strange things that straddle the fence between living and non-living. On the one hand, if they're floating around in the air or sitting on a doorknob, ...

Origin of Viruses | Learn Science at Scitable - Nature


The evolutionary history of viruses represents a fascinating, albeit murky, topic for virologists and cell biologists. Because of the great diversity among viruses, ...

The Big Picture Book of Viruses - the Virology on the WWW


List of Virus Families viral families with example viruses. List of Individual Viruses all named viruses, listed with their assigned family. by Structure/Genome:.

virus | biology | Britannica.com


Jan 8, 2016 ... The earliest indications of the biological nature of viruses came from studies in 1892 by the Russian scientist Dmitry I. Ivanovsky and in 1898 by ...

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What is a Virus? - News Medical


Feb 28, 2013 ... Viruses are tiny organisms that may lead to mild to severe illnesses in humans, animals and plants. This may include flu or a cold to something ...

What Are Viruses? - Live Science


Jan 5, 2016 ... Viruses are microscopic parasites that lack the capacity to thrive and reproduce outside of a host body.

Viruses: An Introduction - Medical News Today


Jul 11, 2016 ... This article explains what viruses are and how they work. It also clears up the confusion between viruses and bacteria, and the way they are ...