By Karl Maramorosch, Thomas Mettenleiter
Released seeing that 1953, Advances in Virus Research covers a various diversity of in-depth stories, delivering a precious evaluation of the present box of virology.
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However, visualization of such virion surface structures may require additional methods and a higher resolution. , 2012; Roine & Oksanen, 2011). , 2012). , 2012), indicating that integration may be part of the life style of these viruses. , 1985), similar to those observed for pleolipoviruses. The genomes of pleolipoviruses are not related to plasmavirus L2 (E. Roine, Prokaryotic Viruses with Lipids 37 personal communication), and no sequence data are currently available for L172. This, however, does not exclude relatedness at the level of virion architecture, which is considered to indicate common ancestry (Abrescia, Bamford, Grimes, & Stuart, 2012; Bamford, 2003).
3 Gammalipothrixviruses and deltalipothrixviruses Gammalipothrixvirus genus is represented by a single virus—Acidianus filamentous virus 1 (AFV1). AFV1 virions are 900 nm long and 24 nm wide filaments with claw-like structures at both termini (Table 1 and Fig. 5). The claw-like structures are connected to the main viral body (inner core and outer envelope) via narrow appendages with collars. , 2003). One more proposed genus belonging to Lipothrixviridae is “Deltalipothrixvirus,” which includes a single isolate—Acidianus filamentous virus 2 (AFV2).
1). Fuselloviruses and His1 seem to group together, whereas the long-tailed lemon-shaped viruses might form their own cluster. Currently, STSV1 is the only lemon-shaped virus for which lipids have been detected by TLC. ATV has been considered to be related to STSV1, but does not seem to contain lipids. His1 on the other hand contains lipids only as protein modifications. Similar observations have been made among the helical archaeal viruses. The lipid-containing lipothrixviruses are suggested to have a common origin with rudiviruses, for which no lipids have been detected.