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    How a potential HIV vaccine could be made.

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    Design an experiment using the vaccinia virus to make a vaccine against AIDS virus (HIV)

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    The vaccinia virus, while unrelated to the AIDS virus, can serve as a useful tool to generate vaccines because it can be genetically engineered to express genes from other viruses such as HIV. Vaccinia virus has a large DNA genome which can be engineered relatively easily to delete or replace ...

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    This solution explains the theory behind how a recombinant vaccinia virus could be used to make a vaccine against the AIDS virus.

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