Gammatorquevirus

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Gammatorquevirus
Virus classification
Group: Group II (ssDNA)
Family: Anelloviridae
Genus: Gammatorquevirus
Species

Torque Teno Midi Virus

Gammatorquevirus is a recently discovered genus in the new family of Anelloviridae, in group II in the Baltimore classification. It encompasses two type species of the Torque Teno Midi Virus.

Notes[edit]

One isolate has been obtained from the dental pulp of a soldier who died during the Napoleon's retreat from Russia (1812).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bédarida S, Dutour O, Buzhilova AP, de Micco P, Biagini P (2011) Identification of viral DNA (Anelloviridae) in a 200-year-old dental pulp sample (Napoleon's Great Army, Kaliningrad, 1812). Infect Genet Evol 11(2):358-362

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