Mycoviruses of an endophytic fungus can replicate in plant cells: evolutionary implications

Abstract

So far there is no record of a specific virus able to infect both fungal and plant hosts in nature. However, experimental evidence shows that some plant virus RdRPs are able to perform replication in trans of genomic or DI RNAs in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Furthermore, tobacco mosaic virus was recently shown to replicate in a filamentous… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-02017-3

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