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What is a virus made up of?


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Answered 2012-03-06 17:03:33

Virus is a small infectious agent than can only replicate inside the cell of other organism .it consist either RNA OR DNA


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A virus is not made from cells.

No. A virus is not made up of cells.

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virus consist of two layers: 1. its inner layer is made up of DNA. 2. whereas its outer layer or covering is made up of PROTEIN.......and such virus is known as BACTERIOPHAGE VIRUS

Its not and what its either made up of DNA or RNA

A typical virus is made up of a core of genetic material, either RNA or DNA. It is engulfed by a protective coat referred to as a capsid which is made up of protein.

No, and FYI, a virus isn't living either,and a cell attacted by a virus is called a host cell,

A virus with genes made up of ribonucleic acid, identical to DNA but has the absence of 2 oxygen particles.

A Bob virus is a virus that was made by a guy named Bob in 1999. This virus can make your computer blow up sky high and you will die.

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Because all living organisms are made up of cells, however virus is non cellular.

The inner core is made of either DNA or RNA.

virus is made of DNA surrounded by the proteinn coat

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A virus uses an organism as a host and usually causes it to get sick or perish. It is made up of DNA, a protein layer, and lipids on the outside.

No, a virus is not made of cells, and does not have cells.

Virus - it is made of atoms.

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It is af Fake virus, that is made up by the authors of the book "The Zombie Survival Guide" For the purpose of creating a way to start a zombie apocalypse.

The envelope of a virus is made of a lipid bilayer with proteins embedded in the bilayer.

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