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1. What are the three proteins required for HIV replication? -protease- which cuts the core of the protein to allow the virus to assemble. -integrase- which puts newly made viral DNA new host cell DNA - reverse trancriptase- which is when RNA makes the DNA 2. Can antibiotics be used to stop viral infections? - No antibiotics cannot be used to generally stop viral infections however can be used to stop bacterial infections. 3. What are the three different types of flue viruses? - The different types of flu viruses are Type A, Type B, and Type C 4. What area of the body does TB usually affect? - It affects the bones and joints, the central nervous system, the lymphatic system, and the lungs. 5. How many genes does HIV have? - HIV only has nine genes unlike the 500 genes in other bacterium. 6. What are some symptoms for AIDS? - Some symptoms of AIDS can result from the gradual deterioration of the immune system, leading to infections in the lungs, intestinal tracts, brain, and eyes. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2008 for the course HUM CORE 1c taught by Professor Lupton during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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