Notes on Genus: Narnavirus
Type member: Saccharomyces narnavirus 20S RNA
This genus contains those members of the family Narnaviridae
that are cytoplasmic parasites of yeast with no phenotypic effects. The name reflects the fact that the genome is na
There are no virions.
Monopartite, linear, single stranded RNA of 2500-2900 nucleotides.
Genus Genomic Organization
The genome has a single ORF encoding an RNA-dependent RNA polymerase.
Type Member Genomic Organization
There is one large ORF encoding an RNA-dependent RNA polymerase of 92kDa.