retrovirus replication QUIZ2

retrovirus replication QUIZ2 - Correct Answer: DNA is made...

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1. HIV encounters its host cells: Correct Answer: by traveling through the blood after entering the body via contact with blood or body fluids. This is how the herpes virus contacts its host cells. 2. Which of the following is the enzyme that promotes reverse transcription? Your Answer: reverse transcriptase Correct. 3. The host cell in which the HIV virus reproduces is a: Correct Answer: helper T cell. The correct answer is a type of white blood cell. 4. Reverse transcription is the process by which:
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Unformatted text preview: Correct Answer: DNA is made from RNA. making RNA from DNA is called transcription. 5. After a retrovirus enters its host cell: Your Answer: reverse transcription creates a strand of DNA complementary to the viral RNA. Correct. 6. After reverse transcription creates viral DNA from the viral RNA, the viral DNA: Correct Answer: enters the host cells nucleus and is integrated into the hosts chromosome. Only host cell DNA can be used to make new host cell DNA....
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