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sitive sense RNA copies. In association with viral RNA is the reverse transcriptase enzyme which is the characteristic feature of retroviruses. Pathogenesis: When virus i

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Regarding HIV following statement not TRUE DNA retrovirus Contains Reverse TranscriptaseMay infect host CD4 cells other than T-lymphocytesCauses reduction host CD4 cells late stage disease The genomeHIVdiploid composed2 identical single stranded positive sense RNA copiesassociation with viral RNA isreverse transcriptase enzyme ischaracteristic feature retroviruses Pathogenesis: virus infectscell RNA viral RNAtranscribed byenzyme first single stranded DNA and then double stranded DNA integrated intohost cell chromosomeprovirus initiate viral replication directing synthesisviral RNA and other components naked virus buds outs through host cell surface membrane acquireslipoprotein envelope consistlipid derived from host cell membrane and glycoprotein virus codedspikes constitutemajor surface component ofvirus binds CD4 receptors susceptible host cellstransmembrane pedicle cause cell fusion Ref: Ananthanarayan and Panicker’s TextbookMicrobiology 8th Edition Page 395
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