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Different restriction enzymes are isolated from different types of bacteria What advantage do to think bacteria gain by having restriction enzymes?
With the restriction enzymes, the bacteria would be able to cut the virus genes when a virus attacks, preventing it from multiplying and destroying the bacteria. ...
Asked in HIV and AIDS, Autoimmune Diseases, Bacteria
How is HIV a bacteria?
It is not. HIV is a virus. It has a completely different make-up from a bacteria. The most important difference between a bacteria and a virus is that a virus does not have the ability to replicate on its own. It needs a host, another cell, to reproduce, unlike bacteria which can reproduce on their own. ...
Asked in Animal Life, Dog Health
Do dogs carry the virus syphilis?
Syphilis is caused by bacteria, not a virus, so it is impossible for any organism to be infected by a syphilis virus. The bacterium that causes syphilis, Terponema pallidum pallidum, can only be carried by humans. However, other species may carry similar bacteria that cause similar diseases in those animals. ...