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Viruses have a number of different mechanisms to complete their replication cycle. These differ based on whether the virus has a DNA or RNA genome.

Viruses that convert their RNA into DNA that is then integrated into the host cell chromosome are known as
Select Option DNA virusesRNA virusesretroviruses
. These viruses use the enzyme
Select Option DNA-dependent RNA polymeraseRNA-dependent DNA polymeraseRNA-dependent reverse transcriptase
to create the DNA that is then integrated.
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