Hypoviridae

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Hypoviridae
Virus classification
Group: Group III (dsRNA)
Order: Unassigned
Family: Hypoviridae
Genera

Hypoviridae is a fungal virus family.

Virology[edit]

Hypoviridae was the first family of viruses described that lacked a capsid.[1] and does not assemble any virion to spread. The virus never leaves its host and probably replicates in pleomorphic host-derived lipid vesicles. Transmission is probably dependent on host hyphal anastomosis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dolja, V. V.; Koonin, E. V. (2012). "Capsid-Less RNA Viruses". ELS. doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0023269. ISBN 0470016175. 

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