Inoviridae

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Baltimore Classification

Higher order taxa

Viruses; ssDNA viruses; Inoviridae

Genera

Inovirus, Plectovirus

Description and Significance

Inoviridae viruses are non-enveloped bacteriophages that infect E. coli by a slow-release life cycle.

Genome Structure

The genome of Irinoviridae is not segmented and contains a molecule of circular, positive-sense, single-stranded DNA. The complete genome is 4400-8500 nucleotides long. (source: ICTV dB Descriptions)

Virion Structure of an Inoviridae

Reproduction Cycle of an Inoviridae in a Host Cell

Viral Ecology & Pathology

References