Virion

  • (noun): (virology) a complete viral particle; nucleic acid and capsid (and a lipid envelope in some viruses).

Some articles on virion, virions:

Classification of All Theoretically Possible HIV Vaccines - Approaches To Catching The Virion (Phase I-III, VI, VII)
... Phagocytosis of the HIV virions ... Chemical or organic based capture (creation of any skin or additional membrane around the virion) of HIV virions Chemical or organic attachments to the virion ...
Poxviruses - Structure
... Poxviridae viral particles (virions) are generally enveloped (external enveloped virion- EEV), though the intracellular mature virion (IMV) form of the virus ... The virion is exceptionally large, its size is around 200 nm in diameter and 300 nm in length and carries its genome in a single, linear, double-stranded ... By comparison, Rhinovirus is 1/10 as large as a typical Poxviridae virion ...
Nairovirus - Virion
... The virions for viruses in this genus have a spherical shape ... The virions have 3 non-segmented, circular, symmetric nucleocapsids ... projections evenly cover the surface of the virion and are about 5-10 nm long ...
Hepatitis B Virus - Morphology - Structure
... The virus particle, (virion) consists of an outer lipid envelope and an icosahedral nucleocapsid core composed of protein ... is one of the smallest enveloped animal viruses with a virion diameter of 42 nm, but pleomorphic forms exist, including filamentous and spherical bodies lacking a core ... of the lipid and protein that forms part of the surface of the virion, which is called the surface antigen (HBsAg), and is produced in excess during the life cycle of the virus ...
Technical Discussion of Papillomavirus Gene Functions - L2
... L2 exists in an oxidized state within the papillomavirus virion, with the two conserved cysteine residues forming an intramolecular disulfide bond ... In addition to cooperating with L1 to package the viral DNA into the virion, L2 has been shown to interact with a number of cellular proteins during the infectious entry process ... After the initial binding of the virion to the cell, L2 must be cleaved by the cellular protease furin ...