Genomes of marine cyanopodoviruses reveal multiple origins of diversity.

@article{Labrie2013GenomesOM,
  title={Genomes of marine cyanopodoviruses reveal multiple origins of diversity.},
  author={Simon J. Labrie and Katya Frois-Moniz and Marcia S. Osburne and Libusha Kelly and Sara E. Roggensack and Matthew B. Sullivan and Gary Gearin and Qinglu Zeng and Michael Fitzgerald and Matthew R. Henn and Sallie W. Chisholm},
  journal={Environmental microbiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={1356-76}
}
The marine cyanobacteria Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus are highly abundant in the global oceans, as are the cyanophage with which they co-evolve. While genomic analyses have been relatively extensive for cyanomyoviruses, only three cyanopodoviruses isolated on marine cyanobacteria have been sequenced. Here we present nine new cyanopodovirus genomes, and analyse them in the context of the broader group. The genomes range from 42.2 to 47.7 kb, with G+C contents consistent with those of their… CONTINUE READING

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