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Anybody knows what an Oncogenic virus is? What it does? how it works? All i found out is that they cause cancer, but i don't quite know how, do you? Detail, please.
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they are viruses that insert their DNA into random places inside the genome of the host. if the virus inserts itself into the promoter of a tumor suppressor, you end up making less of the tumor suppressor => you're in trouble
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