MBBS Study

What are the criteria for classification of virus?

Criteria for classification of virus:

According to the suggestion of ICNV (International Committee of Nomenclature of Viruses) classification counts the following basis:

1)      Type of nucleic acid

2)      Strandedness (Whether nucleic acid is single stranded or double stranded)

3)      Presence of envelope

4)      Character of nucleic acid (Positive or negative strand)

5)      Symmetry of genome

6)      Ether sensitivity


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