Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)

Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)

Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) Structure of Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) Herpesviruses are large (150-200 nm size), spherical in shape with icosahedral symmetry. The icosahedral protein capsid with average diameter 100 nm consists of 162 hollow hexagonal and pentagonal capsomeres with an electron-dense core containing the double stranded DNA genome with 125-240 kbp nucleotides … Read moreHerpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)

Differences between Meningitis and Encephalitis

Differences between Meningitis and Encephalitis

Differences between Meningitis and Encephalitis Meningitis and Encephalitis are the two main kinds of neurological conditions related to the brain and spinal cord, where the layer surrounding the brain or the brain itself gets inflamed. S.N. Character Meningitis Encephalitis 1.       Definition Inflammation of the thin membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord called the meninges (mostly … Read moreDifferences between Meningitis and Encephalitis