Microbiology - Viruses - Discussion

Discussion :: Viruses - Section 1 (Q.No.7)


Usually viruses are separated into several large groups based primarily on

[A]. nature of the host
[B]. nucleic acid characteristics
[C]. capsid symmetry
[D]. diameter of the viroin or nucleocapsid

Answer: Option A


No answer description available for this question.

Mrigendra Rajput said: (Nov 16, 2015)  
Its confusing. Baltimore classification depends up on based on genome or viral replication. While International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses classify the virus on the basis of their genome (like to ancestor).

Manish Jain said: (Dec 25, 2016)  
The correct answer is "B".

Ulagba said: (Jan 16, 2017)  
Agree @Manish Jain.

Option A doesn't make sense.

Choi said: (Aug 9, 2018)  
I think B is the correct answer.

Saleh Ksa said: (Jul 29, 2019)  
B is the correct answer.

How the host would classify viruses?

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