Microbiology - Viruses - Discussion

Discussion :: Viruses - Section 1 (Q.No.13)

13. 

Enveloped viruses have a __________ shape.

[A]. icosahedral
[B]. helical
[C]. roughly spherical
[D]. complex

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Mrigendra Rajpurt said: (Nov 16, 2015)  
In my opinion its not true. Envelop virus like Herpes, is Icosahedron. While other envelop virus like Rhabdomyolysis (bullet shaped), Corona (spherical). Pox (brick-shaped). So there is no relation between envelop and virus shape.

Kshitij said: (Jun 23, 2020)  
In my opinion, this is false, icosahedral (cubical) is the most common type of envelopes found in viruses and should be considered as the correct answer.

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