Describe the types of genomes found in bacterial viruses. Give an example of one virus for each type of genome.
Answer to relevant QuestionsWhy can it be said that the retrovirus genome is unique in all of biology? Describe the events that occur on an agar plate containing a bacterial lawn when a single bacteriophage particle causes the formation of a bacteriophage plaque. If the MS2 or poliovirus virions did not contain a specific enzyme, explain why these viruses could not replicate. What are the similarities and differences between viroids and prions? Replication of both strands of DNA in adenoviruses occurs in a continuous (leading) fashion. How can this happen without violating the rule that DNA synthesis always occurs in a 5′ S 3′ direction?
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