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Retroviruses-Long Terminal Repeat Formation


Retroviruses-Long Terminal Repeat Formation

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This site provides a movie depicting the steps involved in formation of long terminal repeats in a retrovirus. This site also offers a detailed description about the limitations of retroviruses and how they overcome those obstacles. 
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: September 22, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 30, 2013
Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: RNA polymerase II, retrovirus, host, tRNA, virus, repeat, long, mRNA, enzyme, terminal, RNA, reverse transcriptase, DNA, RNase H


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: unsure
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