Viral DNA in Host DNA?

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Viral DNA in Host DNA?

Post by TToe » Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:03 pm

When viral DNA integrates in its host DNA and later cleaves to leave the host cell:
- What initiates the response?
- Does the host’s genome get cleaved too?
- What is this process called?

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Post by Cat » Sat Nov 24, 2012 4:31 pm

Look up transposase and integrase.

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