On 18 Mar 1995 jfrost at packet.net wrote:
> Is there any information that would indicate exactly where
> in the host genome does the HIV integrate it's own genetic mateerial
At this time, integration appears to be rather random with one caveat:
integration is favored in transcriptionally active regions of the genome
over quite regions. Nevertheless, within the active regions integration is
> Also once a cell becomes infected can another viral partical infect
> it agian.
HIV, like many viruses, demonstrates superinfection immunity, that is, an
infected cell is generally immune to other viruses of the same strain at
least. An unrelated virus could still infect the cell, however.