The Springer Index of Viruses

2011 Edition
| Editors: Christian Tidona, Gholamreza Darai

Plectrovirus

Inoviridae
  • Ulrich Melcher
  • Jana Comer
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-95919-1_106

Virion

Morphology:

Rod-like

Envelope:

No

Diameter (nm):

10–16

Length (nm)

70–280

Structural components:

Four or more structural proteins

Buoyant density (g/mL):

1.21–1.39

Buoyant density method:

Metrizamide (low); CsCl (high)

Lipid composition:

None

Additional information:

Blunt end of the asymmetric particle shows structures for attachment to membrane bound cellular receptors; MV-L1 particle length 70–90; SpV1 particle length 230–280 nm

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyOklahoma State UniversityStillwaterUSA
  2. 2.StillwaterUSA