Notes on Genus: Allolevivirus

icosahedra

Type member: Enterobacteria phage Qb

Contents

Members of this Genus
General Description
Morphology
Electron Micrograph
Genome
Genus Genomic Organization
Genome Map
Type Member Genomic Organization
All Known Sequences
Curated Sequences

General Description

This is one of the genera in the family Leviviridae. Members have a genome of more than 4 kb which does not encode a separate lysis gene.

Morphology

Virions isometric (icosahedral), not enveloped, c. 26 nm in diameter.

Genome

Monopartite, linear, postive sense ssRNA of 4-4.5 kb.

Genus Genomic Organization

There are 4 separate proteins encoded, including a capsid protein, a capsid protein readthrough, and a replicase.

Type Member Genomic Organization

The 4 encoded proteins are