Can the RNA in the HIV virus make viral enzymes without entering the nucleus?
If the provirus was not formed yet, can the virus make viral enzymes?
(I know that it already has some, but supposing it doesn't)
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No. Viral RNA has to be incorporated into the cell's DNA by the protein integrase before any viral enzymes are produced.
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