Oct '11
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  • Q:

    A newly emerged virus is found to infect human glomerular cells. Infected cells from an infected kidney are examined in a laboratory. The cells are spun down and the cytosolic fraction of the cells are measured for viral content. There are no traceable viral proteins nor genomic information found in this fraction. Which of the following can hold true about this virus?

     

    A

    The virus underwent autolysis and vanished from the cell

    B

    The virus has integrated with the host genome

    C

    The virus was destroyed through the release of antibiotic from the innate immune system

    D

    The virus is undergoing the lytic cycle




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