Notes on Family: Alvernaviridae
As the name is intended to indicate, this family consists of viruses infecting alve
olates and which have a ssRNA
Virions isometric (icosahedral) and approximately 30 nm in diameter.
Monopartite positive sense single-stranded RNA of about 4.4 kb with a stem loop structure at the 3'-end. There are two ORFs, one encoding an RNA polymerase and the other the coat protein.
Genera in the Family
There is currently only one genus: