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What is a virus made of?
DNA OR RNA inside a protein coat - can't replicate without host cell
Viral DNA produces...
Viral RNA
After Viral RNA is produced...
protease produces protein coat to form viral particle that leaves cell
What is a retrovirus?
A virus with RNA genetic material
What is reverse transcription?
Retrovirus makes viral DNA
What enzyme does the retrovirus contain?
Reverse transcriptase - uses viral RNA template to make viral DNA
What is a provirus?
DNA - result of reserve transcription