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Revision as of 18:38, 25 July 2006

Lipothrixviridae. (source: ICTVdb Descriptions

Baltimore Classification

Higher order taxa

Viruses; dsDNA viruses, no RNA stage; Lipothrixviridae

Genera

Alphalipothrixvirus, Betalipothrixvirus, Gammalipothrixvirus, unclassified Lipothrixvirus (NCBI Taxonomy)

Description and Significance

Genome Structure

The genome of Lipothrixviridae is not segmented and contains a single molecule of linear double-stranded DNA. The complete genome is 16000 nucleotides long. (source: ICTVdb Descriptions)

Virion Structure of a Lipothrixviridae

The virions of Lipothrixviridae consist of an envelope and a nucleocapsid, The virus capsid is enveloped and the virions are rod-shaped, rigid and have protrusions extending from the core through the envelope that arise asymmetrically from both ends. The virions measure 38 nm in diameter and are 410 nm long with a tight fitting membrane. The envelope has no surface projections. The capsid is elongated and exhibits helical symmetry and the core is helical. (source: ICTVdb Descriptions)

Reproductive Cycle of a Lipothrixviridae in a Host Cell

Viral Ecology & Pathology

References

ICTVdb Descriptions [[Image:Example.jpg]]