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Abstract

Summary

A virus with morphological and physicochemical properties similar to those of the vertebrate caliciviruses was isolated from navel orangeworms, (Walker). Infected larvae contained two types of virus particles: a 185S, 38 nm cupped particle (ACSVi) with a single major polypeptide of 70000 mol. wt. and a 165S, 28 nm smooth particle (ACSVii) with a single major polypeptide of 29000 mol. wt. Larval frass contained a heterogeneous population of virus particles. Evidence is presented which suggests that the 38 nm particle degrades by proteolytic digestion to produce predominantly 28 nm particles in frass. Virus particles contained a single-stranded RNA of 36S (about 2.5 × 10 mol. wt.).

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1982-05-01
2019-11-19
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