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Unformatted text preview: RNA genome. This RNA is 5'-capped and 3'-polyadenylated. • This group of viruses are called "arboviruses" because their life cycle involves alternating between vertebrates and arthropod vectors, mostly mosquitoes. • The Togavirus' natural cycle usually involves birds and mammals and rarely humans with the exception of those responsible for yellow fever and dengue fever. • Overall, there are approximately 25 types that are pathogenic for humans....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10