Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants,
Variola major and .... The "dumbbell-shaped" structure inside the virion is the viral
core, which contains the vi...
The Variola virus, which is the most virulent member of Genus Orthopoxvirus, ...
Then, the proteins, which form the virion structure, various immunosuppressive ...
Smallpox is caused by 2 variations of the virus variola. The deadliest ... The
smallpox virus is about 200-400 nanometers in size, and is brick shaped. The
Apr 15, 2011 ... 2 Description and significance; 3 Genome structure; 4 Cell structure and
metabolism ... Cowpox is related to the variola virus (smallpox) which is exclusive
to ... Cowpox is an enveloped virus approximated 350-250 nm in size.
Nov 17, 2015 ... The variola virus is a large, brick-shaped, double-stranded DNA virus that ... or
hemorrhagic smallpox depending on the size of the inoculum.
Composition and structure of the viral DNA ... Variola virus as the descendant of
an Orthopoxvirus of early man .... subfamily Chordopoxvirinae are the large size ...
The simplest viruses contain only enough RNA or DNA to encode four proteins. ...
Animal viruses come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and genetic strategies. In this
... Typical of class Ib viruses are variola, which causes smallpox, and vaccinia, ...
Virology. 1994 Jun;201(2):215-40. Analysis of the complete genome of smallpox
variola major virus strain Bangladesh-1975. Massung RF(1), Liu LI, Qi J, Knight ...
Viruses cause diseases ranging from AIDS and smallpox to the common cold. ... (
A) The structure of the protein coat, or capsid, of poliovirus. ... Viruses vary
tremendously in their size, shape, and content (DNA versus RNA, enveloped or
Brick-shaped virion approximately 200 nm in diameter, 250 to 300 nm long, and
250 nm high (International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses); about the size ...