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  1. Oct 26, 2005 #1


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    I have a project to do with viral mutation, but i havent found any information how the virus changes, just that it does. can anyone tell me exactly how the virus mutates? Thanks :smile:
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  3. Oct 26, 2005 #2


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    A virus can mutates like any other organism. The DNA polymerase and, in the case of RNA viruses, the reverse transcriptase makes error copying the DNA or RNA strand.

    Mutanogen can also have an impact.
  4. Oct 26, 2005 #3


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    :smile: Thanks :smile:
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