Description

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

Readership

Virologists and disease researchers

Table of Contents

Series Page

Contributors

Preface

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

Abbreviations

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

Details

No. of pages:
376
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123946058
Print ISBN:
9780123943156

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