RNA and DNA
May 1, 2004
what is the differences between RNA and DNA
Response from Dr. Holodniy
These are two forms of the genetic code. In the case of HIV, HIV exists in the RNA form when it is a free viral particle. Once it gets inside the cell, it changes from RNA to DNA and it moves to the nucleus of a cell and integrates into the host cell DNA.
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