Difference between virus and bacteria

Tell the difference between virus and bacteria.

Difference between virus and bacteria:

Traits Virus Bacteria
1. Cells No (Acellular) Yes (Cellular)
2. Approximate diameter(µm) 0.02-0.2 µm 1-5 µm
3. Nucleic acid Either DNA or RNA Both DNA or RNA
4. Type of nucleus None (No nucleus) Prokaryotic
5. Ribosome Absent 70S
6. Nature of outer surface Protein capsid & lipoprotein envelope Rigid wall containing peptidoglycan.
7. Motility None Some
8. Method of Replication Not binary fission Binary fission


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