Polydnaviruses of braconid wasps derive from an ancestral nudivirus.

@article{Bzier2009PolydnavirusesOB,
  title={Polydnaviruses of braconid wasps derive from an ancestral nudivirus.},
  author={Annie B{\'e}zier and Marc Annaheim and Juline Herbini{\`e}re and Christoph Wetterwald and G{\'a}bor Gyapay and Sylvie Bernard-Samain and Patrick Wincker and Isabel Roditi and Manfred Heller and Maya Belghazi and Rita Pfister-Wilhem and Georges P{\'e}riquet and Catherine Dupuy and Elisabeth Huguet and Anne-Nathalie Volkoff and Beatrice Lanzrein and Jean-Michel Drezen},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={323 5916},
  pages={926-30}
}
Many species of parasitoid wasps inject polydnavirus particles in order to manipulate host defenses and development. Because the DNA packaged in these particles encodes almost no viral structural proteins, their relation to viruses has been debated. Characterization of complementary DNAs derived from braconid wasp ovaries identified genes encoding subunits of a viral RNA polymerase and structural components of polydnavirus particles related most closely to those of nudiviruses--a sister group… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 11 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 3 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
92 Citations
26 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 92 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 26 references

J. Virol. Methods

  • Y Wang, R G Kleespies, M B Ramle, J A Jehle
  • J. Virol. Methods
  • 2008

Mol. Phylogenet. Evol

  • N Murphy, J C Banks, J B Whitfield, A D Austin
  • Mol. Phylogenet. Evol
  • 2008

Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol

  • B Weber, M Annaheim, B Lanzrein
  • Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol
  • 2007

BMC Microbiol

  • C A Desjardins
  • BMC Microbiol
  • 2007

Curr. Drug Targets

  • A L Vanarsdall, V S Mikhailov, G F Rohrmann
  • Curr. Drug Targets
  • 2007

Gen. Virol

  • M Annaheim, B Lanzrein
  • Gen. Virol
  • 2007

Nature Phys

  • T Hanaguri
  • Nature Phys
  • 2007

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A

  • N A Moran
  • Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A
  • 2007

The presence of residual DOS at B = 0 indicates that a pair-breaking effect is not negligible in the present References and Notes

  • K Matsuba
  • J. Phys. Soc. Jpn
  • 2007

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…