Notes on Genus: Rhizidiovirus

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Type member: Rhizidiomyces virus

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General Description

This is the only genus of mycoviruses that has double-stranded DNA. The genus name is derived from the name of the type (and only) member.

Morphology

Virions isometric, about 60 nm in diameter.

Genome

Monopartite double stranded DNA with a Mr of 16.8 x 106.

Genus Genomic Organization

There are no sequence data.

Type Member Genomic Organization

There are no sequence data.