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Dengue Virus Enters a Cell

Infection begins when the dengue virus uses receptors on an immune cell's surface to gain entry and release its genome.


Curriculum Connections:

NGSS (2013)
HS.LS1.A

AP Biology (2012–13)
2.B.2, 2.D.4, 3.C.3

IB Biology (2016)
1.3, 1.4, 2.6, 6.3

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