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Understanding Viruses

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Which of the following statements about viruses is not true:

They are parasitic

They are autotrophs

They contain either DNA or RNA

They use living cells of other organisms for reproduction

The enzyme is enclosed in a peote shell.

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The solution determines which statements about viruses are not true.

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A virus is a small, nonliving particle that invades and then reproduces inside a living cell. Biologists consider viruses to be nonliving because viruses are not cells. ...

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