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Alphaguttavirus

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Alphaguttavirus is a genus of viruses, in the family Guttaviridae.[1] Sulfolobus newzealandicus serve as natural hosts. There is currently only one species in this genus: the type species Sulfolobus newzealandicus droplet-shaped virus.[1][2][3]

Taxonomy

Group: dsDNA

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Structure

Viruses in the genus Alphaguttavirus are enveloped. The diameter is around 70-95 nm, with a length of 110-185 nm. Genomes are circular, around 20kb in length.[2][3]

Life cycle

DNA-templated transcription is the method of transcription. Sulfolobus newzealandicus serve as the natural host.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ a b Prangishvili, D; Mochizuki, T; Krupovic, M; ICTV Report Consortium (8 February 2018). "ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Guttaviridae". The Journal of General Virology. 99 (3): 290–291. doi:10.1099/jgv.0.001027. PMC 5882108. PMID 29458561.
  2. ^ a b c d "ICTV Online Report Guttaviridae".
  3. ^ a b c "Viral Zone". ExPASy. Retrieved 12 June 2015.

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Alphaguttavirus: Brief Summary

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Alphaguttavirus is a genus of viruses, in the family Guttaviridae. Sulfolobus newzealandicus serve as natural hosts. There is currently only one species in this genus: the type species Sulfolobus newzealandicus droplet-shaped virus.

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