Q. 65.0( 3 Votes )

Choose the correct option regarding Retrovirus:
A. An RNA virus that synthesises DNA during infection

B. A DNA virus that synthesises RNA during infection

C. A ssDNA virus

D. A dsRNA virus

Answer :

Retroviruses are either single or double-stranded RNA viruses which infect their hosts and insert their gene copies in the host’s DNA and changes its genome which generally causes lysis of the host.

An example of a retrovirus is the HIV.

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