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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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CDNA copy of the RNA genome of a retrovirus; the genetic material of a virus as incorporated into and able to replicate with the genome of a host cell.

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  • This DNA, known as the provirus, then integrates itself into the host cell's chromosomes.
  • Since the general acceptance of the DNA provirus hypothesis in
  • Sorbonne, with a thesis on «Lysogenic bacteria and the provirus concept».
  • Often this results in permanent provirus status and incorporation to the genome. for more
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