Notes on Genus: Botrexvirus
Type member: Botrytis virus X
This is a mycovirus genus in the family Alphaflexiviridae
. The name is derived from the type (and only) member, Botr
ytis virus X
Virions filamentous, flexuous, not enveloped, about 720 nm long and 12-13 nm in diameter.
Monopartite, linear, polyadenylated ssRNA of about 7 kb.
Genus Genomic Organization
Five open reading frames have been identified.
Type Member Genomic Organization
The genome is believed to encode five proteins:
|1. ||158.2 kDa ||Replication protein|
|2. || 30.1 kDa ||Unknown function|
|3. ||43.5 kDa||Coat protein|
|4. || 13.9 kDa ||Unknown function|
|5. || 14.3 kDa ||Unknown function|