A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Virology is the study of viruses.

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Functional modules in viruses

I am interested in protein function within viruses, especially on how they work together. Is there any study about grouping proteins in viruses as functional modules?
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How does a virus take control over the host cell?

When the virus integrates its DNA with the hosts and enters the lytic pathway, do the viral proteins that produced destroy the cells DNA? Do they deactivate it? Also does the cell function in the same ...
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Why is herpes virus neurotropic?

A neurotropic virus is a virus which capable of infecting nerve cells. Herpes simplex virus (HSV) has low neuroinvasivesess and high neurovirulence. HSV is transmitted in vesicle fluid, saliva and ...