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Q: Viruses frequently infect bacteria and insert new genes into the genetic material of the bacteria When these infected bacteria reproduce asexually which genes would most likely be passed on?
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Do viruses reproduce asexually or sexually?

Viruses reproduce within a cell. They reproduce asexually. The Ebola virus reproduces asexually. However, sometimes a cell is infected by two different viruses at the same time. Part or parts of one virus can get into another virus. So while the reproduction is not really sexual, it does involve parts from two different viruses. The Ebola virus could change by adding parts from another virus.

What do you think will happen if animals can reproduce asexually?

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