How do Virus reproduce?

Viruses are tiny infectious agents that depend on living cells to multiply themselves. They may use an animal, plant, or bacteria as a host to survive and reproduce.

There are two processes that are used by viruses to replicate:

1. Lytic cycle.

2. Lysogenic cycle. 

Some viruses reproduce or multiply using both methods, while others only use the lytic cycle.

During lytic infection, a virus enters the host cell, makes a copy of itself, and causes the cell to burst that can infect other cells


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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