TWiV 60: Making viral RNA

29 November 2009

TWiV_AA_200Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dick continue Virology 101 with a discussion of how RNA viruses produce mRNA and replicate their genomes.

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