Virus Structures

Virus Structures

Viruses vary in their structure. A virus particle consists of DNA or RNA within a protective protein coat called a capsid. The shape of the capsid may vary from one type of virus to another.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does the structure of a virus enable it to function?
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