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Stuck here, help me understand: Virus envelope is known as:

Virus envelope is known as:

  • Option 1)

    Capsid

  • Option 2)

    Virion

  • Option 3)

    Nucleoprotein 

  • Option 4)

    Core

 
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Composition of virus -

  1. Envelope - Outer loose covering with peplomer proteins.
  2. Capsid - Protein covering around the genetic material made of capsomeres.
  3. Nucleoid - Either DNA or RNA.

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 Virus envelope is known as Capsid.


Option 1)

Capsid

This option is correct.

Option 2)

Virion

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Nucleoprotein 

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Core

This option is incorrect.

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