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The use of heavy metal salts to create a gradient in which viruses move to their own density.
Extended Ivanofsky's experiments, believing TMV to be a 'living fluid' which could be precipitated with alcohol.
Used myxoma virus to control the australian rabbit population
Primary viral gene products
A picorna virus known for thousands of years
Antisense RNA which must be transcribed
A bacteria which lacks a cell wall and frequently contaminates cell cultures
A capsomer which is a pentamer of five protomers
A glycoprotein protrusion on the surface of a virus
Proteins associated with nucleic acids
Portions of an adenovirus which attach to a cell during the first stages of infection.
Used prisoners to show that yellow fever was a filterable viruses vectored by mosquitos
A capsomer which is a trimer of three protomers
Discovered bacteriophages and the plaque assay
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The use of a continuous sucrose gradient, wherein larger molecules migrate to the bottom faster.
Cells which cannot divide but aid in the growth of single cell colonies
The polio viral protein present on 5-fold axes
The polio viral protein present on 3-fold axes
The association of RNA within the capsid
Performed similar experiments to Ivanofsky using foot and mouth disease
The Spinning of cells at a slow speed to remove cells, leaving the virus in the supernatant.
The first virus to be visualized
A virus which contaminates a sample unintentionally
A self assembling structural unit of a virus
Found that even after filtration with chamberlain filters, TMV was still infectious, believing it to be a toxin
Recieved a Nobel prize for believing protein to be the infectious part of a virus
A set of discrete steps of Sucrose of differing densities to seperate viruses based on density.

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