Viruses as prey?

John Brunstein brunstei at UNIXG.UBC.CA
Thu Aug 31 20:15:46 EST 1995


The post refers to 'satellite' viruses...ones which need both a host 
cell, and another virus, to replicate.  Common in plant viruses, not so 
common in mammalian systems although AAV as mentioned is a good and 
common example.

On 31 Aug 1995, EdRegis wrote:

> Ian York writes:
> 
> >I must have missed it, because I'm sure that someone in this
> >viruses-as-prey thread must have already pointed at hepatitis 
> >delta virus, adeno-associated virus, and some of the plant viroids.  
> >If not, then I just have.
> 
> No one's pointed this out till just now.  Can you expand on this somewhat?
>  This is still a notch too cryptic for me to figure out.  Which is prey
> for what, and V.V.? 
> 
> Ed
> 
> 



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