Timeline

Mart Krupovic
Head of Structure
01 Nov 2020
publication

The LUCA and its complex virome

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15 Oct 2020
project

ANR-VIROMET-Uncovering the VIRome of archaeal METhanogens

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13 Oct 2020
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Metaviridae

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09 Oct 2020
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Diversity and evolution of B-family DNA polymerases

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06 Oct 2020
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The first head-tailed virus, MFTV1, produced by a hyperthermophilic methanogenic deep-sea archaea

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01 Oct 2020
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Doubling of the known set of RNA viruses by metagenomic analysis of an aquatic virome

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04 Sep 2020
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2020 taxonomic update for phylum Negarnaviricota (Riboviria: Orthornavirae), including the large orders Bunyavirales and Mononegavirales

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20 Aug 2020
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Changes to virus taxonomy and the Statutes ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2020)

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05 Aug 2020
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Structures of filamentous viruses infecting hyperthermophilic archaea explain DNA stabilization in extreme environments

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01 Aug 2020
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Deep Roots and Splendid Boughs of the Global Plant Virome

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30 Jul 2020
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ORF4 of the temperate archaeal virus SNJ1 governs the lysis-lysogeny switch and superinfection immunity

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09 Jul 2020
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The structures of two archaeal type IV pili illuminate evolutionary relationships

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08 Jul 2020
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Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages That Infect Citrobacter rodentium, a Model Pathogen for Intestinal Diseases

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01 Jul 2020
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New virus isolates from Italian hydrothermal environments underscore the biogeographic pattern in archaeal virus communities

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09 Jun 2020
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The replication machinery of LUCA: common origin of DNA replication and transcription

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01 May 2020
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The new scope of virus taxonomy: partitioning the virosphere into 15 hierarchical ranks

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08 Apr 2020
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Cressdnaviricota: a virus phylum unifying seven families of Rep-encoding viruses with single-stranded, circular DNA genomes

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11 Mar 2020
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Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2018-2019 update from the ICTV Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee

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04 Mar 2020
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Global Organization and Proposed Megataxonomy of the Virus World

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01 Feb 2020
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Evolutionary entanglement of mobile genetic elements and host defence systems: guns for hire

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21 Jan 2020
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Spiraviridae

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15 Jan 2020
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An anti-CRISPR viral ring nuclease subverts type III CRISPR immunity

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01 Jan 2020
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Phages build anti-defence barriers

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01 Jan 2020
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Binomial nomenclature for virus species: a consultation

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01 Jan 2020
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Expanding the type IIB DNA topoisomerase family: identification of new topoisomerase and topoisomerase-like proteins in mobile genetic elements

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01 Jan 2020
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Analysis of Spounaviruses as a Case Study for the Overdue Reclassification of Tailed Phages

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01 Jan 2020
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Structure of a filamentous virus uncovers familial ties within the archaeal virosphere

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15 Nov 2019
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Virus-borne mini-CRISPR arrays are involved in interviral conflicts

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21 Oct 2019
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A packing for A-form DNA in an icosahedral virus

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10 Sep 2019
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Diversification of giant and large eukaryotic dsDNA viruses predated the origin of modern eukaryotes

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31 Jul 2019
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Multiple origins of prokaryotic and eukaryotic single-stranded DNA viruses from bacterial and archaeal plasmids

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22 Jul 2019
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Cryptic inoviruses revealed as pervasive in bacteria and archaea across Earth’s biomes

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16 Jul 2019
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Spindle-shaped viruses infect marine ammonia-oxidizing thaumarchaea

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09 Jul 2019
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Origin of programmed cell death from antiviral defense?

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04 Jul 2019
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Clavaviridae

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12 Jun 2019
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Changes to virus taxonomy and the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2019)

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29 May 2019
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Origin of viruses: primordial replicators recruiting capsids from hosts

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22 May 2019
event

DPT Microbiologie – soutenance de thèse Sofia MEDVEDEVA : Natural Diversity of CRISPR spacers

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22 May 2019
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Sequence motifs recognized by the casposon integrase of Aciduliprofundum boonei

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20 May 2019
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An extensively glycosylated archaeal pilus survives extreme conditions

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13 May 2019
team

Archaeal Virology

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06 May 2019
publication

Taxonomic assignment of uncultivated prokaryotic virus genomes is enabled by gene-sharing networks

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16 Apr 2019
publication

Reply to Holmes and Duchêne, “Can Sequence Phylogenies Safely Infer the Origin of the Global Virome?”: Deep Phylogenetic Analysis of RNA Viruses Is Highly Challenging but Not Meaningless

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28 Mar 2019
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Novel haloarchaeal viruses from Lake Retba infecting Haloferax and Halorubrum species

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01 Mar 2019
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Additional changes to taxonomy ratified in a special vote by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (October 2018)

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17 Feb 2019
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Integrated mobile genetic elements in Thaumarchaeota

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14 Feb 2019
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Numerous cultivated and uncultivated viruses encode ribosomal proteins

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01 Feb 2019
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Classify viruses – the gain is worth the pain

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08 Jan 2019
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New archaeal viruses discovered by metagenomic analysis of viral communities in enrichment cultures

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01 Jan 2019
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Minimum Information about an Uncultivated Virus Genome (MIUViG)

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31 Dec 2018
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Strengthening the Interaction of the Virology Community with the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) by Linking Virus Names and Their Abbreviations to Virus Species

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12 Dec 2018
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Tristromaviridae

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27 Nov 2018
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Origins and Evolution of the Global RNA Virome

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02 Nov 2018
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Centennial celebration of the bacteriophage research

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22 Aug 2018
publication

Structural conservation in a membrane-enveloped filamentous virus infecting a hyperthermophilic acidophile

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09 Aug 2018
publication

ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Globuloviridae

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30 Jul 2018
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The depths of virus exaptation

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07 Jun 2018
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Bicaudaviridae

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12 May 2018
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Changes to taxonomy and the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2018)

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21 Apr 2018
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Taxonomy of the family Arenaviridae and the order Bunyavirales: update 2018

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11 Apr 2018
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Taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales: update 2018

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10 Apr 2018
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Pervasive Chimerism in the Replication-Associated Proteins of Uncultured Single-Stranded DNA Viruses

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10 Apr 2018
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Vast diversity of prokaryotic virus genomes encoding double jelly-roll major capsid proteins uncovered by genomic and metagenomic sequence analysis

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04 Apr 2018
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Ortervirales: A new viral order unifying five families of reverse-transcribing viruses

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03 Apr 2018
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Plasmaviridae

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23 Mar 2018
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Smacoviridae: a new family of animal-associated single-stranded DNA viruses

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02 Mar 2018
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Novel families of archaeo-eukaryotic primases associated with mobile genetic elements of Bacteria and Archaea

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08 Feb 2018
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Ampullaviridae

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08 Feb 2018
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Guttaviridae

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26 Jan 2018
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Nitrosocaldus cavascurensis, an ammonia oxidizing, extremely thermophilic archaeon with a highly mobile genome

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22 Jan 2018
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Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2017 update from the ICTV Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee

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22 Jan 2018
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History of CRISPR-Cas from encounter with a mysterious repeated sequence to genome editing technology

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18 Jan 2018
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A novel family of tyrosine integrases encoded by the temperate pleolipovirus SNJ2

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18 Jan 2018
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Rolling-circle replication initiation protein of haloarchaeal sphaerolipovirus SNJ1 is homologous to bacterial transposases of the IS91 family insertion sequences

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16 Jan 2018
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Bacteriophage GC1, a novel tectivirus infecting Gluconobacter cerinus, an acetic acid bacterium associated with wine-making

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15 Jan 2018
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Viruses of archaea: Structural, functional, environmental and evolutionary genomics

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01 Jan 2018
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Discovery of an expansive bacteriophage family that includes the most abundant viruses from the human gut

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13 Nov 2017
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Cellular origin of the viral capsid-like bacterial microcompartments

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10 Nov 2017
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The enigmatic archaeal virosphere

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10 Nov 2017
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Unique architecture of thermophilic archaeal virus APBV1 and its genome packaging

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07 Nov 2017
publication

Primer-Independent DNA Synthesis by a Family B DNA Polymerase from Self-Replicating Mobile Genetic Elements

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13 Aug 2017
project

ANR-ENVIRA: Membrane remodeling by enveloped viruses of Archaea

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30 Jun 2017
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Polintons, virophages and transpovirons: a tangled web linking viruses, transposons and immunity

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22 Jun 2017
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Model for a novel membrane envelope in a filamentous hyperthermophilic virus

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01 May 2017
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Casposons: mobile genetic elements that gave rise to the CRISPR-Cas adaptation machinery

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22 Apr 2017
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Changes to taxonomy and the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2017)

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19 Apr 2017
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A novel type of polyhedral viruses infecting hyperthermophilic archaea

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06 Apr 2017
event

Centennial Celebration of Bacteriophage Research

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29 Mar 2017
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Homologous capsid proteins testify to the common ancestry of retroviruses, caulimoviruses, pseudoviruses and metaviruses

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06 Mar 2017
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Multiple origins of viral capsid proteins from cellular ancestors

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23 Feb 2017
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A network perspective on the virus world

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09 Feb 2017
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Evolutionary history of ssDNA bacilladnaviruses features horizontal acquisition of the capsid gene from ssRNA nodaviruses

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02 Feb 2017
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Sequence-based taxonomic framework for the classification of uncultured single-stranded DNA viruses of the family Genomoviridae

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11 Jan 2017
publication

50 years of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses: progress and prospects

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03 Jan 2017
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Consensus statement: Virus taxonomy in the age of metagenomics

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01 Jan 2017
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Possibility and Challenges of Conversion of Current Virus Species Names to Linnaean Binomials

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01 Jan 2017
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Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2016 update from the ICTV bacterial and archaeal viruses subcommittee

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07 Dec 2016
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Virology: A parasite’s parasite saves host’s neighbours

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12 Oct 2016
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Virus-mediated archaeal hecatomb in the deep seafloor

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03 Oct 2016
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Diversity and comparative genomics of chimeric viruses in Sphagnum-dominated peatlands

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28 Sep 2016
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Bipartite network analysis of the archaeal virosphere: evolutionary connections between viruses and capsid-less mobile elements

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20 Sep 2016
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Casposon integration shows strong target site preference and recapitulates protospacer integration by CRISPR-Cas systems

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13 Sep 2016
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Eukaryotic-Like Virus Budding in Archaea

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23 Aug 2016
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Abundant Lysine Methylation and N-Terminal Acetylation in Sulfolobus islandicus Revealed by Bottom-Up and Top-Down Proteomics

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16 Aug 2016
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Viruses of the Archaea

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02 Aug 2016
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The Double-Stranded DNA Virosphere as a Modular Hierarchical Network of Gene Sharing

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16 Jul 2016
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Ratification vote on taxonomic proposals to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2016)

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27 Jun 2016
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Identification, Characterization, and Application of the Replicon Region of the Halophilic Temperate Sphaerolipovirus SNJ1

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24 Jun 2016
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Genomoviridae: a new family of widespread single-stranded DNA viruses

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12 Jun 2016
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Fusion of a superfamily 1 helicase and an inactivated DNA polymerase is a signature of common evolutionary history of Polintons, polinton-like viruses, Tlr1 transposons and transpovirons

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25 Apr 2016
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The logic of DNA replication in double-stranded DNA viruses: insights from global analysis of viral genomes

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16 Feb 2016
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A virus of hyperthermophilic archaea with a unique architecture among DNA viruses

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30 Jan 2016
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Self-synthesizing transposons: unexpected key players in the evolution of viruses and defense systems

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13 Jan 2016
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Recent mobility of casposons, self-synthesizing transposons at the origin of the CRISPR-Cas immunity

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05 Jan 2016
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Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: update from the ICTV bacterial and archaeal viruses subcommittee

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01 Jan 2016
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A classification system for virophages and satellite viruses

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11 Nov 2015
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A novel group of diverse Polinton-like viruses discovered by metagenome analysis

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29 Oct 2015
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Evolution of an archaeal virus nucleocapsid protein from the CRISPR-associated Cas4 nuclease

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09 Sep 2015
publication

Sulfolobus Spindle-Shaped Virus 1 Contains Glycosylated Capsid Proteins, a Cellular Chromatin Protein, and Host-Derived Lipids

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23 Jun 2015
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Mysterious hexagonal pyramids on the surface of Pyrobaculum cells

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22 May 2015
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Virology. A virus that infects a hyperthermophile encapsidates A-form DNA

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02 Apr 2015
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Multiple layers of chimerism in a single-stranded DNA virus discovered by deep sequencing

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29 Mar 2015
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Plant viruses of the Amalgaviridae family evolved via recombination between viruses with double-stranded and negative-strand RNA genomes

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17 Mar 2015
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Membrane vesicles in natural environments: a major challenge in viral ecology

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12 Mar 2015
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Origins and evolution of viruses of eukaryotes: The ultimate modularity

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01 Mar 2015
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Evolution of adaptive immunity from transposable elements combined with innate immune systems

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27 Feb 2015
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Evolution of double-stranded DNA viruses of eukaryotes: from bacteriophages to transposons to giant viruses

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11 Feb 2015
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Single-stranded DNA viruses employ a variety of mechanisms for integration into host genomes

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01 Feb 2015
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Polintons: a hotbed of eukaryotic virus, transposon and plasmid evolution

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01 Jan 2015
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A movable defense

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01 Dec 2014
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Plasmids from Euryarchaeota

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13 Aug 2014
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Cellular domains and viral lineages

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12 Aug 2014
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Dark matter in archaeal genomes: a rich source of novel mobile elements, defense systems and secretory complexes

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01 Aug 2014
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Hard out there: understanding archaeal virus biology

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21 Jul 2014
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Evolution of replicative DNA polymerases in archaea and their contributions to the eukaryotic replication machinery

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02 Jul 2014
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DNA topoisomerase VIII: a novel subfamily of type IIB topoisomerases encoded by free or integrated plasmids in Archaea and Bacteria

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18 Jun 2014
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Evolution of eukaryotic single-stranded DNA viruses of the Bidnaviridae family from genes of four other groups of widely different viruses

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19 May 2014
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Casposons: a new superfamily of self-synthesizing DNA transposons at the origin of prokaryotic CRISPR-Cas immunity

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29 Apr 2014
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Conservation of major and minor jelly-roll capsid proteins in Polinton (Maverick) transposons suggests that they are bona fide viruses

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02 Apr 2014
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Protein-protein interactions leading to recruitment of the host DNA sliding clamp by the hyperthermophilic Sulfolobus islandicus rod-shaped virus 2

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01 Apr 2014
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Extracellular membrane vesicles harbouring viral genomes

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20 Jan 2014
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A highly divergent archaeo-eukaryotic primase from the Thermococcus nautilus plasmid, pTN2

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07 Jan 2014
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Gammasphaerolipovirus, a newly proposed bacteriophage genus, unifies viruses of halophilic archaea and thermophilic bacteria within the novel family Sphaerolipoviridae

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11 Dec 2013
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Assessment of viral community functional potential from viral metagenomes may be hampered by contamination with cellular sequences

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11 Dec 2013
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Unification of the globally distributed spindle-shaped viruses of the Archaea

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02 Oct 2013
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First insights into the entry process of hyperthermophilic archaeal viruses

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30 Aug 2013
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Accelerating expansion of the viral universe

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10 Jul 2013
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Networks of evolutionary interactions underlying the polyphyletic origin of ssDNA viruses

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17 Apr 2013
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Genomics and genetics of Sulfolobus islandicus LAL14/1, a model hyperthermophilic archaeon

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12 Apr 2013
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Living side by side with a virus: characterization of two novel plasmids from Thermococcus prieurii, a host for the spindle-shaped virus TPV1

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01 Feb 2013
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Genomics and biology of Rudiviruses, a model for the study of virus-host interactions in Archaea

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11 Jan 2013
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Insights into dynamics of mobile genetic elements in hyperthermophilic environments from five new Thermococcus plasmids

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01 Jan 2013
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Chimeric viruses blur the borders between the major groups of eukaryotic single-stranded DNA viruses

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01 Jan 2013
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Les virus : leur nature et leur origine

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12 Nov 2012
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The origin of virions and virocells: the Escape hypothesis revisited

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07 Nov 2012
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Fake virus particles generated by fluorescence microscopy

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07 Aug 2012
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Recombination between RNA viruses and plasmids might have played a central role in the origin and evolution of small DNA viruses

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23 Jul 2012
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Archaeal virus with exceptional virion architecture and the largest single-stranded DNA genome

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11 Jul 2012
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Evolution and diversity of the Microviridae viral family through a collection of 81 new complete genomes assembled from virome reads

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25 May 2012
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Archaeal tetrathionate hydrolase goes viral: secretion of a sulfur metabolism enzyme in the form of virus-like particles

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01 Mar 2012
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Towards a more comprehensive classification of satellite viruses

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22 Jan 2012
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A new proposed taxon for double-stranded DNA viruses, the order “Ligamenvirales”

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01 Jan 2012
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Sputnik and Mavirus: not more than satellite viruses

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01 Jan 2012
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Postcards from the edge: structural genomics of archaeal viruses

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01 Dec 2011
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Genomics of bacterial and archaeal viruses: dynamics within the prokaryotic virosphere

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01 Nov 2011
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Virophages or satellite viruses?

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08 Jul 2011
publication

Crenarchaeal CdvA forms double-helical filaments containing DNA and interacts with ESCRT-III-like CdvB

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02 Jul 2011
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Double-stranded DNA viruses: 20 families and only five different architectural principles for virion assembly

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01 Jul 2011
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Virology. Revealing virus-host interplay

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16 May 2011
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Protein conservation in virus evolution

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10 May 2011
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Microviridae goes temperate: microvirus-related proviruses reside in the genomes of Bacteroidetes

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01 Jan 2011
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A thaumarchaeal provirus testifies for an ancient association of tailed viruses with archaea

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06 Oct 2010
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Order to the viral universe

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25 Jun 2010
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The evolutionary history of archaeal MCM helicases: a case study of vertical evolution combined with hitchhiking of mobile genetic elements

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19 Jun 2010
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Calcium ion-dependent entry of the membrane-containing bacteriophage PM2 into its Pseudoalteromonas host

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20 May 2010
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The Sulfolobus rod-shaped virus 2 encodes a prominent structural component of the unique virion release system in Archaea

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17 Mar 2010
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Protein A33 responsible for antibody-resistant spread of Vaccinia virus is homologous to C-type lectin-like proteins

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25 Jan 2010
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Comparative analysis of the mosaic genomes of tailed archaeal viruses and proviruses suggests common themes for virion architecture and assembly with tailed viruses of bacteria

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21 May 2009
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Geminiviruses: a tale of a plasmid becoming a virus

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09 Feb 2009
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Does the evolution of viral polymerases reflect the origin and evolution of viruses?

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01 Dec 2008
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Virus evolution: how far does the double beta-barrel viral lineage extend?

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28 Jun 2008
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Holin of bacteriophage lambda: structural insights into a membrane lesion

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01 Apr 2008
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Identification and functional analysis of the Rz/Rz1-like accessory lysis genes in the membrane-containing bacteriophage PRD1

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04 Mar 2008
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Archaeal proviruses TKV4 and MVV extend the PRD1-adenovirus lineage to the phylum Euryarchaeota

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01 Feb 2008
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Genetics for Pseudoalteromonas provides tools to manipulate marine bacterial virus PM2

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20 Aug 2007
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Polymyxin B induces lysis of marine pseudoalteromonads

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16 Jul 2007
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Putative prophages related to lytic tailless marine dsDNA phage PM2 are widespread in the genomes of aquatic bacteria

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01 Jun 2007
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A novel lysis system in PM2, a lipid-containing marine double-stranded DNA bacteriophage

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01 Sep 2006
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Genome characterization of lipid-containing marine bacteriophage PM2 by transposon insertion mutagenesis

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12 Sep 1986
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Declining anemia prevalence among children enrolled in public nutrition and health programs–selected states, 1975-1985

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