Problem_Set9, bimm 100

Problem_Set9, bimm 100 - BIMM100 Fall 2008 Problem Set 9 1....

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BIMM100 Fall 2008 Problem Set 9 1. You find that a certain chicken virus you’re studying has a single stranded RNA genome. a. If this is not a retrovirus, what protein is required for the virus to replicate in the chicken cell? b. What type(s) of RNA viruses MUST carry this protein with them? Why? c. This chicken virus contains a capsid composed of 5 copies of the Banana protein. Why is this usually the case rather than having a capsid composed of 5 different proteins? d. The cell is capable of recognizing the chicken virus because of its genome and uses this information in attempt to eliminate the virus. Describe the mechanism that the cell utilizes to accomplish this. 2. The HIV genome is similar to what other sort of transcription unit?
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2009 for the course BIMM bimm 100 taught by Professor Dr.sato during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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