Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus

Known as: Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimiviruses, Mimivirus, Mimiviruses 
A virus whose host is the amoeba Acanthamoeba polyphaga. Mimivirus is a putative pathogen of human PNEUMONIA.
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2014
2014
UNLABELLED Genome packaging is a critical step in the virion assembly process. The putative ATP-driven genome packaging motor of… (More)
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2012
2012
During January 2010, a husband and wife returned from Laos to France with probable parasitic disease. Increased antibodies… (More)
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2011
2011
The genome sequence of the Mamavirus, a new Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus strain, is reported. With 1,191,693 nt in length and… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Mimivirus, a DNA virus infecting acanthamoeba, was for a long time the largest known virus both in terms of particle size and… (More)
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2008
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2008
Icosahedral double-stranded DNA viruses use a single portal for genome delivery and packaging. The extensive structural… (More)
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2007
2007
In an attempt to elucidate whether Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus (APM) was pathogenic (i.e., induces histological evidence of… (More)
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2007
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2007
Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus is the largest known ds-DNA virus and its 1.2 Mb-genome sequence has revealed many unique… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The recently discovered Acanthamoeba polyphaga Mimivirus is the largest known DNA virus. Its particle size (750 nm), genome… (More)
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2005
2005
Gene duplication is key to molecular evolution in all three domains of life and may be the first step in the emergence of new… (More)
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2004
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2004
We recently reported the discovery and preliminary characterization of Mimivirus, the largest known virus, with a 400-nanometer… (More)
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