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English grammar correction

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:36 am
by Rahuls
Their mechanism of replication is almost like retroviruses except for the formation of infectious particle that travel/travels out of the cell to infect other cells.

please correct it?

Re: English grammar correction

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:39 am
by Safari
This is very technical or scientific writing, but to me it should be:

Their mechanism of replication is similar to retroviruses except for the formation of infectious particleS that travel out of the cell to infect other cells.

OR

Their mechanism of replication is similar to that of retroviruses except for the formation of infectious particleS that travel out of the cell to infect other cells.