Some articles on virus, pox virus:
... Akabane virus Bluetongue virus Bovine Spongiform Encephalitis Camel Pox virus Erlichia ruminantium Goat Pox virus Japanese Encephalitis virus Malignant Catarrhal Fever virus (Alcelaphine ...
... proposes that eukaryotic cells arose from a combination of a lysogenic virus, an archaeon and a bacterium ... the nucleus originated when the lysogenic virus incorporated genetic material from the archaeon and the bacterium and took over the role of information storage for the amalgam ... The archaeal host transferred much of its functional genome to the virus during the evolution of cytoplasm but retained the function of gene translation and general metabolism ...
Famous quotes containing the words virus and/or pox:
“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life ... for fear that I should get some of his good done to me,some of its virus mingled with my blood.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“So, when my days of impotence approach,
And Im by pox and wines unlucky chance
Forced from the pleasing billows of debauch
On the dull shore of lazy temperance,
My pains at least some respite shall afford
While I behold the battles you maintain
When fleets of glasses sail about the board,
From whose broadsides volleys of wit shall rain.”
—John Wilmot, 2d Earl Of Rochester (16471680)