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Discussion :: Biology - Section 1 (Q.No.59)


Outer covering of virus made up of protein is

[A]. capsid
[B]. coat
[C]. virion
[D]. viriod

Answer: Option A


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Shreyashi Dey said: (Sep 3, 2011)  
Viruses are nothing but a DNA/RNA bearing vesicle which is made up of protein which facilitates in protecting the genetic material (DNA/RNA) and their transfer to a suitable host. All the mechanism needed to do the transfer process is fulfilled by the protein outer coating which is called capsid.

Anchal Jadiya said: (Apr 2, 2013)  
Capsid consist of a several oligomeric structural subunit called protomer. Capsid as a envelope of virus.

Khugi Sinha said: (Nov 1, 2013)  
We also call it protein coat.

Deepak Kumar said: (Oct 18, 2015)  
Which is called DNA?

Firdous said: (Apr 7, 2016)  
It is a type of layer.

Amit said: (Oct 2, 2017)  
1) capsid:- outer covering of virus.
2) coat
3) virion:-also called virus.
4) viriod:-smallest infections pathogens.

Mustafa said: (Feb 9, 2018)  
RNA or DNA are enclosed with a protein coat.

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