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viruses possess either DNA or RNA—never both. The simplest of human viruses consists of nothing more than nucleic acid surrounded by a protein coat, known as a capsid, The capsid plus the enclosed nucleic acid are referred to as the nucleocapsid.
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Jul 7th, 2015
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