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Nonenveloped viruses

Capsid of a nonenveloped virus
Capsid of a nonenveloped virus

Cell parasites that do not have viral envelopes covering their central Capsid. Noroviruses but also rota- and adenoviruses are typical representatives. In contrast to Enveloped viruses, nonenveloped viruses are characterised by a higher resistance to chemical, physical procedures and other environmental influences and, if applicable, require the use of particularly powerful disinfectants that possess virucidal activity



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