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Some viruses attack cells by inserting their own DNA into the host cells' DNA. Why might it be simpler for these viruses to attack prokaryotic cells than eukaryotic cells?

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Carola Maria BigognoI'm a curious and ambitious medical student and teacher!17.5k students helped

Hi Sarah! The reason that comes to my mind is that prokaryotic cells do not have a nuclear membrane, which eukaryotic cells do. Hope it helps!

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