anonymous
  • anonymous
What is the difference between a prion and a parasite?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
A parasite is genetic material (either DNA or RNA, depending on the virus) wrapped in a protein coat. Once inside a cell, it can hijack the cell to make more copies of itself. A prion doesn't contain genes. It's a protein and can induce other protein molecules to reform in its image.

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