The Springer Index of Viruses

2011 Edition
| Editors: Christian Tidona, Gholamreza Darai

Salterprovirus

Unassigned Genus
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-95919-1_334

Virion

Morphology:

Spindle-shaped

Envelope:

?

Diameter (nm):

44

Length (nm):

74

Structural components:

Capsid, tail

Buoyant density (g/mL):

1.28

Buoyant density method:

CsCl

Lipid composition:

Probably contains host lipids

Additional information:

Flexible capsid, some longer particles (up to 204 nm), 7 nm long tail

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References

  1. Bath C, Dyall-Smith ML (1998) J Virol 72:9392–9395PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Bath C et al (2006) His1 and His2 are distantly related, spindle-shaped haloviruses belonging to the novel virus group, Salterprovirus. Virology 350:228–239PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Membrane BiochemistryMax Planck Institute of BiochemistryMartinsriedGermany
  2. 2.Animal Genetics and GenomicsPrimary Industries, Research VictoriaAttwoodAustralia