Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 19 - 19.2 - Concept Check - Page 406: 4


"Retro" means "backwards" and the flow of genetic information, usually from DNA to RNA, runs backwards as the HIV genome is copied from RNA to DNA.

Work Step by Step

You can see this in Fig. 19.8, and you should review the earlier coverage of the flow of information in the Central Dogma in the chapters on transcription and translation.
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