A novel rudivirus, ARV1, of the hyperthermophilic archaeal genus Acidianus.

@article{Vestergaard2005ANR,
  title={A novel rudivirus, ARV1, of the hyperthermophilic archaeal genus Acidianus.},
  author={Gisle Vestergaard and Monika H{\"a}ring and Xu Peng and Reinhard Rachel and Roger A. Garrett and David Prangishvili},
  journal={Virology},
  year={2005},
  volume={336 1},
  pages={83-92}
}
Virus ARV1, the first member of the family Rudiviridae infecting hyperthermophilic archaea of the genus Acidianus, was isolated from a hot spring in Pozzuoli, Italy. The rod-shaped virions, 610 +/- 50 nm long and 22 +/- 3 nm wide, are non-enveloped and carry a helical nucleoprotein core, with three tail fibers protruding at each end which appear to be… CONTINUE READING