VIRUSES AS PREY

Curtis Suttle Curtis at UTMSI.ZO.utexas.edu
Fri Sep 8 10:27:15 EST 1995



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>In fact, viruses in the sea are grazed by marine protists, and viruses can serve as a major contributor to the nutritional requirements of some protists. Moreover, it appears that some protists specialize on virus-sized particles as prey.

You may be interested in:

Gonzalez and Suttle. 1993. Grazing by marine nanoflagellates on viruses
and virus-sized particles ... Marine Ecology Progress Series 94:1-10



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