Evolutionary dynamics of genome segmentation in multipartite viruses.


Multipartite viruses are formed by a variable number of genomic fragments packed in independent viral capsids. This fact poses stringent conditions on their transmission mode, demanding, in particular, a high multiplicity of infection (MOI) for successful propagation. The actual advantages of the multipartite viral strategy are as yet unclear. The origin of… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1086


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@article{Iranzo2012EvolutionaryDO, title={Evolutionary dynamics of genome segmentation in multipartite viruses.}, author={Jaime Iranzo and Susanna C. Manrubia}, journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences}, year={2012}, volume={279 1743}, pages={3812-9} }