Viral Taxonomy

CHEN at GUNBRF.BITNET CHEN at GUNBRF.BITNET
Thu Oct 17 12:24:00 EST 1991


Distribution-File:
        "MNAVARRE%ANDESCOL at CUNYVM.CUNY.EDU"


In message 9110162137.AA02788 at genbank.bio.net Luz Adriana Zapata,
Microbiology Department, Universidad de Los Andes, asked
> Does anybody know some information about rose viruses specially these:
> Arabis Mosaic Virus
> Pronus Necrotic Ringspot Virus
> Strawberry Latent Ringspot virus

   Arabis mosaic virus and strawberry latent ringspot virus are members of
the group Nepovirus.  The genome of Nepovirus consists of three linear,
single-stranded, positive-sense RNAs.

   Prunus necrotic ringspot virus is a member of the group Ilarvirus.  Its
genome consists of two linear, single-stranded, positive-sense RNAs.
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                                 Dr. H.R. Chen
                                 Protein Identification Resource
                                 National Biomedical Research Foundation
                                 Washington, DC  20007



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