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Abstract

The family includes viruses that replicate in hyperthermophilic archaea from the genus . The non-enveloped, hollow, cylindrical virions are formed from a coiling fibre that consists of two intertwining halves of a single circular nucleoprotein filament. A short appendage protrudes from each end of the cylindrical virion. The genome is circular, positive-sense, single-stranded DNA of 24 893 nucleotides. This is a summary of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) report on the family , which is available at ictv.global/report/spiraviridae.

Keyword(s): ICTV Report , Spiraviridae and taxonomy
Funding
This study was supported by the:
  • ICTV Consortium , Wellcome Trust (GB) , (Award WT108418AIA)
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