Nels and Vincent talk about how a cellular enzyme contributes to the very high mutation rate of human immunodeficiency virus type 1.
Links for this episode
- Cell defense enzyme drives high HIV mutation rate (PLoS Biol)
- High mutation rate of HIV in vivo (PLoS Biol)
- High viral mutation rates are beneficial (virology blog)
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