Giant Viruses

Known as: Virus, Giant, Viruses, Giant, Giant Virus 
DNA viruses that have genomes up to several megabases in length and infect primarily single-celled EUKARYOTES.
National Institutes of Health

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1960-2017
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Review
2016
Review
2016
During the 12 past years, five new or putative virus families encompassing several members, namely Mimiviridae, Marseilleviridae… (More)
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2014
2014
The numerous and diverse eukaryotic viruses with large double-stranded DNA genomes that at least partially reproduce in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Ten years ago, the discovery of Mimivirus, a virus infecting Acanthamoeba, initiated a reappraisal of the upper limits of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
A distinct class of infectious agents, the virophages that infect giant viruses of the Mimiviridae family, has been recently… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Comprehensive determination of the microbial composition of the gut microbiota and the relationships with health and disease are… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
As major consumers of heterotrophic bacteria and phytoplankton, microzooplankton are a critical link in aquatic foodwebs. Here… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE Metagenomic studies have revealed that Acanthamoeba polyphaga Mimivirus relatives are common in the environment… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Giant viruses such as Mimivirus isolated from amoeba found in aquatic habitats show biological sophistication comparable to that… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Although capable to evolve, viruses are generally considered non-living entities because they are acellular and devoid of… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
 
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