Notes 10-30-09 Part 3

3) New viral genetic material (copied) packaged into new capsid proteins resulting in new viruses
-some viruses: Dna of virus alone is sometimes enough to be put into a host cell and create new functional viruses
4)Viruses released from host cell
-through a process called budding in eukaryotes
not necessarily fatal to host cell, but viral infection does keep cell from doing its job which can cause death
C)viral affinity for host cells

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