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Long terminal repeat: Quiz


Question 1: Long terminal repeats (LTRs) are sequences of ________ that repeat hundreds or thousands of times.

Question 2: The LTRs then mediate integration of the retroviral DNA via an LTR specific integrase into another region of the host ________.
KaryotypeAutosomeChromosomal translocationChromosome

Question 3: They are found in retroviral ________, flanking functional genes.

Question 4: The LTRs are partially transcribed into an RNA intermediate, followed by ________ into complementary DNA (cDNA) and ultimately dsDNA (double-stranded DNA) with full LTRs.
Thymidine kinaseGlucokinaseIntegraseReverse transcriptase

Question 5: They are used by viruses to insert their genetic sequences into the host ________.


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