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Ch 8: DNA Viruses: Tutoring Solution

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The DNA Viruses chapter of this College Microbiology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about DNA viruses. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the types and structures of DNA viruses required in a typical college microbiology course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other microbiology work.
  • Identify the DNA viruses concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our college microbiology tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about DNA viruses and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the transmission methods and structure of DNA viruses, related diseases or any other DNA viruses topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their biology learning
  • Prefer learning biology visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their DNA viruses unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in microbiology
  • Don't have access to their biology teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about DNA viruses simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live microbiology tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about DNA viruses on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn which diseases are associated with the Adenoviridae family.
  • Discuss the diseases associated with the Hepanaviridae family.
  • Explore diseases caused by the Herpesviridae family.
  • Take a look at diseases caused by the Parvoviridae family.
  • Discuss diseases associated with the Papillomaviridae family.
  • Learn about diseases caused by the Poxviridae family.
  • Explore other important DNA virus families.

10 Lessons in Chapter 8: DNA Viruses: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Adenoviridae Virus Family: Infections of Head, Chest & Abdomen

1. The Adenoviridae Virus Family: Infections of Head, Chest & Abdomen

In this lesson, we'll talk about how the Adenoviridae virus family causes gastroenteritis, why adenovirus 14 is dangerous, and what vertical and horizontal transmission is, as well as something disgusting called the orofecal route.

Liver Cancer and Hepatitis B: Hepadnaviridae Structure, Transmission & Disease

2. Liver Cancer and Hepatitis B: Hepadnaviridae Structure, Transmission & Disease

This lesson will cover the structure, mode of transmission and diseases associated with the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses, including the hepatitis B virus, hepatocellular carcinoma, cirrhosis and oncogenesis. We'll also cover the hepatitis D virus and its effects on your body.

Chickenpox, Herpes, and Mono: Diseases of the Herpesviridae Virus Family

3. Chickenpox, Herpes, and Mono: Diseases of the Herpesviridae Virus Family

Learn about the infamous diseases that the viruses of the Herpesviridae family cause. You've probably heard of most of them: chickenpox, shingles, mono, and cold sores. Learn about the viruses such as the herpes simplex, varicella zoster, and Epstein-Barr virus that cause these conditions.

Lymphoma and the Epstein Barr Virus:  Diseases of the Herpesviridae Virus Family

4. Lymphoma and the Epstein Barr Virus: Diseases of the Herpesviridae Virus Family

Find out how the Epstein-Barr virus is involved in all sorts of cancers, such as Burkitt's, Hodgkin's, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, as well as nasopharyngeal carcinoma. You'll also learn about the human cytomegalovirus.

Fifth Disease: Viruses of the Parvoviridae Virus Family

5. Fifth Disease: Viruses of the Parvoviridae Virus Family

Learn about how one family of viruses can affect your entire family! We'll cover parvovirus B19, otherwise known as fifth disease or erythema infectiosum, as well as how this virus family can cause Hydrops Fetalis in babies and also affect your favorite pets.

Diseases of the Papillomaviridae Virus Family: Warts and Cancer

6. Diseases of the Papillomaviridae Virus Family: Warts and Cancer

This lesson will describe what virus causes warts, how it is transmitted, what its structure is like, as well as the main type of cancer it can cause. Find out as we take a look at warts, papillomas, and many other beautiful things!

Diseases of the Poxviridae Virus Family: Smallpox, Cowpox & Monkeypox

7. Diseases of the Poxviridae Virus Family: Smallpox, Cowpox & Monkeypox

In this lesson, you'll learn out about the famous and deadly smallpox virus. In addition, you'll get an extra treat by learning about cowpox, monkeypox, and Edward Jenner.

Other DNA Virus Families of Importance

8. Other DNA Virus Families of Importance

This lesson will tell you about other viruses that have a DNA genome that are of health and commercial importance to humans. Find out a bit more about them as we explore arboviruses, as well as the Polyomaviridae, Asfarviridae, and Geminiviridae virus families.

Edward Jenner: Smallpox Vaccine & Contributions

9. Edward Jenner: Smallpox Vaccine & Contributions

Smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated from the world by vaccination. This lesson is about Edward Jenner and his contributions to the development of the smallpox vaccine.

Smallpox Vaccine: Discovery & History

10. Smallpox Vaccine: Discovery & History

Smallpox was the first deadly disease to be officially eradicated. In fact, the story of how we rid ourselves of smallpox is also the story of how we developed vaccines. This lesson reviews the development of the smallpox vaccine and vaccinations.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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