Badnavirus

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Baltimore Classification

Higher order taxa

Viruses; Retro-transcribing viruses; Caulimoviridae; Badnavirus

Species

Banana streak GF virus, Banana streak OL virus, Sugarcane bacilliform IM virus, Taro bacilliform virus (examples)

Description and Significance

Genome Structure

The genome is not segmented and contains a single molecule of circular. The genome is -Rt and it is a double-stranded DNA that forms an open cicle. The complete genome is sequenced and 7200-76000 nucleotides long. The genome guanine+cytosime content is 39.6-44.1 %. The genome has terminally redundant sequences that have direct terminal repeats and are reiterated internally in inverted form. (source: ICTV dB Descriptions)

Virion Structure of a (virus name here)

Reproduction Cycle of a (virus name here) in a Host Cell

Viral Ecology & Pathology

References