Problem: What do virions of retroviruses contain that other animal virions do not?A. a double stranded DNA genomeB. a single stranded DNA genomeC. a reverse transcriptase enzymeD. a lysozyme enzymeE. both C and D

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The virion of retroviruses contain single-stranded RNA (ssRNA). Other viruses with single-stranded RNA uses their polynucleotide strand like mRNA material. However, the mechanism for retroviruses is different.

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What do virions of retroviruses contain that other animal virions do not?

A. a double stranded DNA genome

B. a single stranded DNA genome

C. a reverse transcriptase enzyme

D. a lysozyme enzyme

E. both C and D

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