Gambley, C.F. and Geering, A.D.W. and Steele, V. and Thomas, J.E. (2008) Identification of viral and non-viral reverse transcribing elements in pineapple ( Ananas comosus ), including members of two new badnavirus species. Archives of Virology, 153 (8). pp. 1599-1604.
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A previously published partial sequence of pineapple bacilliform virus was shown to be from a retrotransposon (family Metaviridae) and not from a badnavirus as previously thought. Two newly discovered sequence groups isolated from pineapple were associated with bacilliform virions and were transmitted by mealybugs. Phylogenetic analyses indicated that they were members of new badnavirus species. A third caulimovirid sequence was also amplified from pineapple, but available evidence suggests that this DNA is not encapsidated, but more likely derived from an endogenous virus.
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|Keywords:||Pineapple; Ananas comosus; pineapple bacilliform virus; Badnavirus species.|
|Subjects:||Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Culture of individual fruits or types of fruit > Pineapple|
Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees
|Deposited On:||30 Jan 2009 01:44|
|Last Modified:||20 Oct 2011 06:37|
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