Mobil Genetic Elements -- Viruses and Plasmids

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Are replicase and reverse transcriptase two choices that the RNA virus can use, or do they use both?


No, it's one or the other based on your need. If you go from RNA to RNA, replicase is the tool of choice. If you go from RNA to DNA, you need reverse transcriptase.

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