Bromovirus

Bromovirus

[′brō·mə ‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A genus of plant viruses in the family Bromoviridae characterized by icosahedral particles with genomes consisting of four species of single-stranded ribonucleic acid separately encapsidated. Also known as Brome mosaic virus group.
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Existen aproximadamente 30 virus bien caracterizados que infectan el cultivo, pertenecientes a los grupos Alfamovirus, Bromovirus, Comovirus, Cucumovirus, Begomovirus, Illarvirus, Luteovirus, Potyvirus, Sobemovirus, Tobamovirus, Necrovirus y Tospovirus (Matthews, 1982; Hall, 1991; Makkouk et al., 2003).
Bromovirus movement protein genes play a crucial role in host specificity.
Abbreviations: BICMV, blackeye cowpea mosaic potyvirus; CCMV, cowpea chlorotic mottle bromovirus; CMV, cucumber mosaic cucumovirus; CSMV, cowpea severe mosaic comovirus; DAC-ELISA, direct antigen coated-enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; NPGS, National Plant Germplasm System; NSSL, National Seed Storage Laboratory; SBMV, southern bean mosaic sobemovirus.