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The classification and nomenclature of endogenous viruses of the family Caulimoviridae

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Geering, A.D.W., Scharaschkin, T. and Teycheney, P.Y. (2010) The classification and nomenclature of endogenous viruses of the family Caulimoviridae. Archives of Virology, 155 (1). pp. 123-131. ISSN 03048608 (ISSN)

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Article Link(s): https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-009-0488-4

Abstract

Endogenous members of the family Caulimoviridae have now been found in the genomes of many plant species. Although these sequences are usually fragmented and rearranged and show varying degrees of decay, the genomes of the ancestral viruses can often be reassembled in silico, allowing classification within the existing viral taxonomic framework. In this paper, we describe analyses of endogenous members of the family Caulimoviridae in the genomes of Oryza sativa, Nicotiana tabacum and Solanum spp. and on the basis of phylogeny, genome organization and genetic distance within the pol gene, propose two new virus genera called Orendovirus and Solendovirus. A system of nomenclature for endogenous virus sequences in plants is also proposed. © Springer 2009.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Keywords:DNA directed RNA polymerase virus protein article Caulimoviridae chemistry classification genetics isolation and purification molecular genetics nomenclature phylogeny plant sequence homology virology DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases Molecular Sequence Data Plants Terminology as Topic Viral Proteins Nicotiana tabacum Oryza sativa Solanum
Subjects:Science > Biology > Genetics
Plant pests and diseases > Plant pathology
Deposited On:17 Jan 2023 05:10
Last Modified:17 Jan 2023 05:10

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