Isolation and characterization of subgenomic DNAs encapsidated in "single" T=1 isometric particles of Maize streak virus
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Isolation and characterization of subgenomic DNAs encapsidated in "single" T=1 isometric particles of Maize streak virus. VIROLOGY, 323 (1). pp. 164-171. ISSN 0042-6822Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2004.02.014
"Single" T = 1 isometric particles of Maize streak virus (MSV) have been isolated from infected maize leaves. Biochemical and genetic characterizations show that these particles contain subgenomic (sg) MSV DNA encapsidated by the MSV coat protein. The largest sg DNA is 1.56 kb, slightly larger than half genome size, although sg DNAs as small as 0.2 kb were also cloned. The sg DNAs are not infectious, and they do not appear to play a role in the pathogenicity of MSV. This is the first report of sg DNAs for MSV and, to our knowledge, the first time that encapsidated sg DNAs have been characterized at the sequence level for any geminivirus. These data will assist in our investigations into the role of genomic DNA in the formation of the unique geminate capsid architecture of the Geminiviridae. (C) 2004 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR355 Virology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||VIROLOGY|
|Publisher:||ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE|
|Official Date:||20 May 2004|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 164-171|
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