yeast parasite?

francis at NCBI.NLM.NIH.GOV francis at NCBI.NLM.NIH.GOV
Wed Oct 16 16:51:00 EST 1996

> From LEIBOWITZ at Wed Oct 16 17:42:33 1996

> Yes Diane, there are viruses of yeast.
> Cytoplasmically inherited viruses include a raft of dsRNA genome viruses,
> reviewed in several places in 1990-92 by Reed B. Wickner.  Also, yeast has
> retrotransposons that can exist transiently in intracellular virus-like
> particles, and prions (recently reviewed by Wickner).

see Reed's www page at:

and references therein.


| B.F. Francis Ouellette  
| GenBank
| francis at   

> Sincerely,
> Mike Leibowitz
> UMDNJ-RW Johnson Medical School

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