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19:02 Dec 13, 2010
English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Science - Genetics / microbiology, vaccines
English term or phrase:capsid makeup
The enzymes that replicate
RNA do not have any of the proofreading mechanisms
possessed by the enzymes that replicate DNA, so each new virus
may be peppered with changes in its code, and each type can drift considerably from the others in its capsid