Viral Packaging Question

Allen Black MEDM003 at uabdpo.dpo.uab.edu
Sun Sep 25 02:26:55 EST 1994


Hi all,
I just ran across an interesting article in an old Science (Levinson, et al. Sc
ience, 1972 172:76).  It reports that host DNA is carried over in the Rous Sarc
oma virion.  First, I wondered if this has been verified again in the past 20
years.  Also, does anyone know if host DNA is found in the HIV particles that
are shed?
Allen Black
 
P.S. I had  attempted an earlier post of this question but the post never
made it out as far as I can tell.  Please disregard any duplication.



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