Notes on Family: Inoviridae
|flexuous filaments or rigid rods|
This family contains those phage that have a ssDNA genome and filamentous or rod shaped particles.
Filamentous or rod-shaped particles, depending on the genus.
Monopartite, circular ssDNA of c.
Genera in the Family
- Inovirus: flexuous filamentous particles about 7 nm in diameter, infecting enterobacteria
- Plectrovirus: rod-shaped particles >10 nm in diameter, infecting spiroplasmas