Mycoviruses, Volume 86

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780123943156
eBook ISBN: 9780123946058
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd April 2013
Page Count: 376
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This volume of Advances in Virus Research focuses on mycoviruses. The authors and reviews represent the most current and cutting-edge research in the field. A broad range of research is presented from research experts.

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


Virologists and disease researchers

Table of Contents

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Chapter One. Viruses and Prions of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

1 Introduction

2 L-A Virus and the Killer Satellite dsRNAs

3 Biology of the S. cerevisiae dsRNA Viruses

4 Yeast Narnaviruses: 20S and 23S RNAs

5 Yeast Prions

6 Biology of Yeast Prions

7 Prospects

Chapter Two. Multiplexed Interactions

1 Introduction

2 Classification of Fungal Endophytes

3 Viruses of Fungal Endophytes

4 Roles of Viruses in Endophytic Fungi

5 Practical Roles for Endophyte Viruses

6 Summary

Chapter Three. 3D Structures of Fungal Partitiviruses

1 Introduction to Partitiviruses

2 Partitivirus Capsid Structures

3 Partitivirus RdRp and dsRNA Structures

4 Comparisons with Other Bisegmented dsRNA Viruses

5 Comparisons with Other Fungal Viruses with Encapsidated dsRNA Genomes

6 Proposed Revisions to Partitivirus Taxonomy

Chapter Four. Chrysovirus Structure


1 Introduction

2 dsRNA Virus Core Proteins

3 Penicillium chrysogenum Virus Capsid Structure

4 Cryphonectria nitschkei Chrysovirus Capsid Structure

5 Comparison of Chrysovirus and Totivirus CPs: Evolutionary Relationships

6 dsRNA Organization Within the Capsid

7 Conclusions and Prospects

Chapter Five. Hypovirus Molecular Biology

1 Introduction

2 Molecular Characterization of Hypovirulence-Associated dsRNAs

3 The Hypoviridae

4 Technical Challenges of Mycovirus Research: Development of the Hypovirus Experimental System and Completion of Koch’s Postulates

5 Hypovirus Translation and Gene Expression

6 Impact of Hypovirus Infection on the Fungal Host

7 Fungal Antiviral Defense Mechanisms

8 Concluding Remarks

Chapter Six. The Family Narnaviridae

1 Introduc


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