Size and structure of viruses

Range Table - link
Organism Various
Reference Amazing numbers in biology, Rainer Flindt, Springer 2006, pp. 195 table 3.1
Primary Source Laskin, A. J. and H. A. Lechevalier (eds.): Handbook of Microbiology Cleveland 1973
Comments "The term virion is the more recent designation of an infective viral particle: capsomer refers to the morphological subunit that builds the capsule that envelops the nucleic acid." Table gives diameter of virion, number of capsomers and molecular weight of the genome, see note above table
Entered by Uri M
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