Virus Reproduction

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What does a virus need to reproduce?
A living cell
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Is a virus a cell?
No - It is a protein coat around a strand of genetic material
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What types of cells can it infect?
Plant, Animal and Bacterial
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What will the virus attack?
Specific cells that is a host cell
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How does the virus start reproduction?
The virus attaches itself to a specific host cell and injects its genetic material into the cell
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How does it use the host cell?
It uses the host to make the components of new viruses
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What happens when the new viruses have been made?
The host cell splits in half which releases the new viruses into the surrounding area
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