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HIV QUESTIONS - Moderate
HIV Info from the Mayo Clinic
1. HIV is a virus that has DNA in its core (HIV is a DNA virus)
2. HIV can effect many different species - dogs, cats, and even elephants.
3. In an HIV infection, RNA is converted to DNA inside an infected cell.
4. If a person is HIV positive, many body fluids, such as semen and blood, will contain the virus.
5. CD 4 is the protein found in the outer layer of an HIV.
6. Within an HIV is a protein called reverse transcriptase which is involved with converting RNA to DNA inside a host cell.
7. In the USA, HIV/AIDS kills more people than cancer, but not as many people as heart disease.
8. One HIV is about the same size as one red blood cell
9. One HIV has five protein coats and 3 lipid coats
10. gp 120 is a lipid molecule found inside HIV
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