Archives of Virology

, Volume 160, Issue 6, pp 1585–1588 | Cite as

Molecular characterization of a novel amalgavirus from the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana

  • Igor KoloniukEmail author
  • Lenka Hrabáková
  • Karel Petrzik
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Beauveria bassiana is a ubiquitous entomopathogen infecting hundreds of insect species. We have determined the genomic organization and the complete nucleotide sequence of a novel virus isolated from the isolate A24 of B. bassiana. Phylogenetic analysis of the polymerase gene reveals that the virus, tentatively named Beauveria bassiana virus 1, belongs to the family Amalgaviridae and represents a distinct lineage of amalgaviruses infecting fungi.


Graminearum Internal Transcribe Space Sequencing Beauveria Bassiana Ribosomal Frameshift Fungus Beauveria Bassiana 
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The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions. This work was supported by Postdok_BIOGLOBE (CZ.1.07/2.3.00/30.0032), co-financed by the European Social Fund and the State Budget of the Czech Republic (to I.K and K.P) and project LH-13136 Kontakt II - “Mycovirus-host interactions in diseased isolates of phyto- and entomopathogenic micromycetes” from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (to K.P).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor Koloniuk
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lenka Hrabáková
    • 1
    • 2
  • Karel Petrzik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant Virology, Institute of Plant Molecular BiologyBiology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v.v.i.České BudějoviceCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Genetics, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of South Bohemia in České BudějoviceČeské BudějoviceCzech Republic

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