Redefining the invertebrate RNA virosphere

  title={Redefining the invertebrate RNA virosphere},
  author={M. Shi and X. Lin and J. Tian and L. Chen and X. Chen and Ci-Xiu Li and Xin-cheng Qin and J. Li and J. Cao and J. Eden and J. Buchmann and W. Wang and J. Xu and E. Holmes and Y. Zhang},
  • M. Shi, X. Lin, +12 authors Y. Zhang
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Current knowledge of RNA virus biodiversity is both biased and fragmentary, reflecting a focus on culturable or disease-causing agents. [...] Key Result Here we profile the transcriptomes of over 220 invertebrate species sampled across nine animal phyla and report the discovery of 1,445 RNA viruses, including some that are sufficiently divergent to comprise new families.Expand Abstract

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