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Category: Virology

“Do Big Viruses Really Make You Sick?”

Welcome to guest blogger, noted biologist Alan Cann

For most of my research career, I worked on viruses with small genomes, such as poliovirus and HIV. For me, the attraction of these viruses is that it is easier to understand all the interactions that go on within a small genome than with an unfeasibly large genome such as that of a cell.

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