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An article from "The Molecules of HIV" (c) Dan Stowell
The Long Terminal Repeat is something which is often found in strands of RNA or DNA is the Long Terminal Repeat. At each end of the string is the same sequence of code at each end of the string. Almost like the repeat at the start and finish of these sentences, almost like!
There are two important functions for the LTR: