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Polydnavirus genomes reflect their dual roles as mutualists and pathogens.
Symbionts often exhibit significant reductions in genome complexity while pathogens often exhibit increased complexity through acquisition and diversification of virulence determinants. A few… Expand
Characterization of Campoletis sonorensis ichnovirus unique segment B and excision locus structure.
Polydnaviruses (PDVs) are segmented, symbiotic, double-stranded DNA viruses that are vertically transmitted as proviruses within the genomes of some parasitoid Hymenoptera. The PDV associated with… Expand