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
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
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, ...
may have double-stranded DNA, double-stranded RNA, single-stranded DNA or single-stranded RNA. The type of genetic material found in a particular virus
depends on the nature and function of the specific virus
. Note that the genome is typically organized as a l... More »
Viruses — Open Access Virology Journal. Viruses (ISSN 1999-4915; CODEN:
VIRUBR) is an open access journal of virology published monthly online by MDPI
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 ...
Learn about viruses occurring in humans, including viral STDs, and the most
dangerous pandemics threatening the U.S. and the world in 2015.
Jun 17, 2015 ... A virus (from the Latin virus meaning toxin or poison) is a microscopic organism
consisting of genetic material (RNA or DNA) surrounded by a ...
A computer virus is a program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer
without your knowledge and runs against your wishes.