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The family Mimiviridae contains uncommonly large viruses, many of which were isolated using a free-living amoeba as a host. Although the genomes of these and other mimivirids that infect marine… (More)
Early work on marine algal viruses focused exclusively on those having DNA genomes, but recent studies suggest that RNA viruses, especially those with positive-sense, single-stranded RNA (+ssRNA)… (More)
Microbial life has been detected well into the igneous crust of the seafloor (i.e., the oceanic basement), but there have been no reports confirming the presence of viruses in this habitat. To detect… (More)