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Viruses known as bacteriophages are capable of infecting specific species of bacteria. The bacteriophage PhiX 174 was the first DNA virus to be sequenced.

This virus is a single-stranded DNA virus that requires the formation of a ____________ intermediate during genome replication.

DNA map of PhiX174. Douzery, Emmanuel. "File:Genome Map of the Bacteriophage ΦX174 Showing Overlapping Genes.svg." File:Genome Map of the Bacteriophage ΦX174 Showing Overlapping Genes.svg - Wikimedia Commons. N.p., 30 Jan. 2016. Web. 19 Dec. 2016.

A

single-stranded RNA

B

double-stranded DNA

C

double-stranded RNA

D

double-stranded protein

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