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Unformatted text preview: c. Provirus activated → lytic cycle, virus replicates d. Causes lysis host cells → viruses spread to healthy cells → produces lesion e. Lesion heals → new tissue cells contain latent (dormant) provirus f. Provirus may be reactivated later → lesion reoccurs g. Ex. fever blisters, genital herpes, shingles 2. Transformation → neoplasms a. Provirus in host cells in latent state b. Provirus dormant until activated c. Provirus activated → affects host cells DNA (genes that control rate of growth) d. Host cells multiply at abnormal rate e. Abnormal (transformed) cells accumulate → form neoplasm (tumor)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09