A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of
other organisms. ... While not inside an infected cell or in the process of infecting
a cell, viruses exist in the...
Virus Novanet Swag:-) ... What is not a living thing and is made of genetic
material inside a protein .... What substance is the genetic material of living things
They are unique because they are only alive and able to multiply inside the cells
of other living things. ... A virus is made up of a core of genetic material, either
DNA or RNA, surrounded by a protective coat called a capsid which is made up
of protein. ... Viruses are capable of latching onto host cells and getting inside
Jun 9, 2004 ... Therefore, viruses are not living things. When a virus ... The only proof of life in
viruses are reproduction and they also have genetic material.
Viruses are not organisms in the strict sense of the word, but reproduce and have
... their prodigious reproductive abilities, viruses are not living organisms in the
strict ... They also parasitize the cell for basic building materials, such as amino
acids, ... or RNA (but not both), and a protein coat, which encases the nucleic
It has been argued extensively whether viruses are living organisms. Most
virologists consider them non-living, as they do not meet all the criteria ... viruses
consist of genetic material contained within a protective protein coat ....
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Viruses are not considered living organisms because they cannot do ... Viruses
are made up of RNA or DNA (the basic genetic material) and ... They basically
attack a particular host cell and replicate themselves inside that living organism.
..... A classic example is the histone protein, one of the slowest proteins to 'evolve'
Bacteria are alive, while scientists are not yet sure if viruses are living or ... DNA
or RNA enclosed inside a coat of protein. ... viruses are intracellular organisms (
they infiltrate the host cell and live inside ... Their legs attach onto the surface of
the cell, then the genetic material contained inside the head of the virus is
They inject their genetic material right into the cell and take over. ... food into
energy or have organized cells, which are usually characteristics of living things.
... They are covered with a protective coat of protein called the CAPSID. They are
inactive when not inside a living cell, but are active when inside another living
Viruses are strange things that straddle the fence between living and non-living.
... Plant viruses are not equipped to infect animal cells, for example, though a ... of
genetic material (DNA or RNA) encased in a protective protein coat called a
capsid. ... a virus gets its genetic material inside the cell either by tricking the host