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DS DNA virus have DNA dependent DNA polymerase
Exceptions : Pox DNA Dependent RNA polymerase
: Hep B : Rna dependent DNA polemerase

RNA + dont need it
RNA - RNA depn RNA polymerase
exception Retro : RNA d DNA P

is this correct
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Hep B is a DNA virus that replicates through RNA intermediate, so it uses DNA dependent RNA polymerase.

easy way to remember this is that all hepatitis viruses are RNA but Hep B is the only DNA, thus it replicates through RNA intermediate due to "peer pressure"
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so you are saying that

Hepadnavirus has a reverse transcriptase is same as the poxvirus which does not has a reverse transcriptase.

DNA dependent RNA polymerase

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Poxvirus is single stranded DNA, but Hep B is not, i dont know why you're thinking of these two together. Hep B is not a retrovirus but does have reverse transcriptase. Look in Firstaid 2012 page 183.
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Poxvirus is single stranded DNA, but Hep B is not, i dont know why you're thinking of these two together. Hep B is not a retrovirus but does have reverse transcriptase. Look in Firstaid 2012 page 183.
POxvirus is a double stranded: its the only one that replicates in the nuclues because it has its own DNA dependent DNA polymerase.

Parvovirus is the Only SS DNA virus GO read page 183

I asked a question that was related to what you said:
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Heb B has DNA dependent DNA polymerase and a reverse transcriptase .
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