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It is beneficial to use retrovirus for genetic manipulation of cells in the culture.

(a) True

(b) False

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Right choice is (a) True

For explanation: Use of retrovirus is quite beneficial for the manipulation of cells in the culture. It is so because they infect the susceptible cells with great efficiency and bring about stable integration.

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