Cystoviridae


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Cystoviridae

[‚sis·tə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of enveloped ribonucleic acid (RNA)-containing bacteriophages characterized by a spherical virion containing three molecules of linear double-stranded RNA.
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Specific topics include the structure of orthoreoviruses, cypovirus, rotavirus structure, structure and function of bluetongue virus and its proteins, structures of phytoreoviruses, dissecting the assembly pathway of bacterial dsRNA viruses, infectious bursal disease virus, structural basis of mammalian orthoreovirus cell attachment, rotavirus cell entry, entry of a segmented dsRNA virus into the bacterial cell, analyses of rotavirus NSP4 genetic groups and structure, and genomic RNA packaging and replication in the Cystoviridae. Distributed in the US by ISBS.