[Virology] Re: Do all viruses change there structure?

Chris via virology%40net.bio.net (by cupton from uvic.ca)
Tue Apr 17 15:59:46 EST 2007


Most viruses do not have a segmented genome, so they don't "change
their structure" the way that flu viruses do.
This is really reassortment of genome segments.





In article <mailman.766.1176824963.5139.virology from net.bio.net>, Acc Con
cc. <acccon from gmail.com> wrote:

> Could somebody please help me?
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> I have read about all the different types of viruses RNA, DNA etc. 
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> I have visited many sites, but could not ascertain whether or not all
> viruses like the influenza virus change its structure.
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> The more I read the more interesting the viral world becomes, but I am
> getting tired now so I would greatly appreciate if somebody could tell me
> yes or no.
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> Rikus
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> Gauteng
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> South Africa
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