Tobamovirus Classification

  • Adrian Gibbs
Part of the The Viruses book series (VIRS)


The tobamoviruses are one of the best known and most fully reviewed groups of plant viruses (Gibbs, 1977; Shikata, 1977; Van Regenmortel, 1981); nevertheless, another review of their classification is justified by the increasing flood of molecular sequence data which is providing new insights into their classification and, possibly, into their evolution.


Mosaic Virus Coat Protein Tobacco Mosaic Virus Cucumber Mosaic Virus Plant Virus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrian Gibbs
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  1. 1.Research School of Biological SciencesAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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