Virophages

Known as: Virophage 
Circular, double-stranded DNA viruses that invade giant DNA viruses (GIANT VIRUSES) which infect eukaryotes.
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2015
2015
Satellite viruses encode structural proteins required for the formation of infectious particles but depend on helper viruses for… (More)
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2014
2014
The metaviromes of two distinct Antarctic hyperarid desert soil communities have been characterized. Hypolithic communities… (More)
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2014
2014
Virophages, which are potentially important ecological regulators, have been discovered in association with members of the order… (More)
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2013
2013
Virophages, e.g., Sputnik, Mavirus, and Organic Lake virophage (OLV), are unusual parasites of giant double-stranded DNA (dsDNA… (More)
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2012
2012
In a recent Comment (Virophages or satellite viruses? Nature Rev. Microbiol. 9, 762– 763 (2011))1, Mart Krupovic and Virginija… (More)
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2012
2012
"Sputnik" is a dsDNA virus, referred to as a virophage, that is coassembled with Mimivirus in the host amoeba. We have used cryo… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
DNA transposons are mobile genetic elements that have shaped the genomes of eukaryotes for millions of years, yet their origins… (More)
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2011
2011
It has been argued that the smaller viruses associated with giant DNA viruses are a new biological entity. However, Mart Krupovic… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Viruses are abundant ubiquitous members of microbial communities and in the marine environment affect population structure and… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Mimivirus, a virus infecting amoebae of the acanthamoeba genus, is the prototype member of the Mimiviridae, the latest addition… (More)
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