Notes on Family: Microviridae

icosahedra

Contents

Members of this Family
General Description
Morphology
Genome
Genera in the Family
All Known Sequences
Curated Sequences

General Description

This family contains those phage that have a ssDNA genome and isometric particles.

Morphology

Virions isometric (icosahedral), not enveloped, 26-32 nm in diameter with small surface projections.

Genome

Monopartite, positive sense, circular ssDNA 4-6 kb in length.

Genera in the Family