BME365S_Homework7_2010

The hiv capsid is released into the cell reverse

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Unformatted text preview: machinery. HIV enters cell by adsorption of glycoproteins on its surface to receptors on target cells followed by fusion of viral envelope with the cell membrane. The HIV capsid is released into the cell. Reverse transcriptase copies the viral RNA into cDNA. cDNA and its complement form ds DNA and travels into the cell nucleus, and is integrated into the host cell’s genome. Viral DNA is transcribed into mRNA, and in turn viral proteins are produced. Viral RNA and associated proteins are packaged and released. 3. a. What are the two primary lymphoid tissues? What is the function of the primary lymphoid tissue? Thymus gland and Bone marrow Site of imm...
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2012 for the course BME 365S taught by Professor Sokolov during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas.

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