Origins of Viruses

Ed Rybicki, University of Cape Town

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This page is part of a site created as a supplement for an introduction to virology course for second year microbiology students. It includes discussions on the origins of viruses as well as how they might have evolved. There are several links to pertinent conceptial matter such as basics on the different types of viruses as well as a link to the course home page.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Principles, Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Biosphere:Evolution:Principles, Biosphere:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Biosphere:Evolution:Bioinformatics