Most scientists do not classify viruses as living things. All of the following are cited as reasons to exclude viruses as living things except....

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    viruses are intracellular parasites.
    viruses lack the "machinery" necessary to synthesize proteins.
    viruses lack the "machinery" necessary to replicate and transcribe their genetic material.
    viruses cant harness the energy from their environment that they need to grow, reproduce, etc..
asked May 19, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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viruses are intracellular parasites.
answered May 20, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)



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