Viruses with double-stranded RNA genomes.

  title={Viruses with double-stranded RNA genomes.},
  author={Herbert Wood},
  journal={The Journal of general virology},
  • Herbert Wood
  • Published 1973 in The Journal of general virology
During the past decade 16 viruses which possess double-stranded ribonucteic acid (dsRNA) genomes have been found in vertebrate, invertebrate, bacterial, higher plant and fungal hosts. Although once considered a small unique class of viruses, it is now apparent that ds-RNA viruses may be of common occurrence especially among the mycoviruses (viruses of fungi) and arboviruses. Besides the viruses discussed herein, there are presently more than 50 additional viruses which are considered as… CONTINUE READING


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