retrovirus

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any of a group of viruses that contain two single-strand linear RNA molecules per virion and reverse transcriptase (RNA to DNA)

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no scientific research shows that these crops are safe for human consumption in the long term, whereas there is research warning of dangers of cancer, of retro-viruses (like Aids), of anti-bacterial resistance and other risks of splicing viral and bacterial DNA into plants;