[ James A. Shapiro ] James A. Shapiro

Amoebal Viruses

(Boyer, Yutin et al. 2009; Claverie, Grzela et al. 2009; Raoult 2010; Raoult and Boyer 2010; Thomas and Greub 2010)




Boyer, M., N. Yutin, et al. (2009). "Giant Marseillevirus highlights the role of amoebae as a melting pot in emergence of chimeric microorganisms." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(51): 21848-21853. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20007369.

Claverie, J. M., R. Grzela, et al. (2009). "Mimivirus and Mimiviridae: giant viruses with an increasing number of potential hosts, including corals and sponges." J Invertebr Pathol 101(3): 172-180. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19457438.

Raoult, D. (2010). "Giant viruses from amoeba in a post-Darwinist viral world." Intervirology 53(5): 251-253. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20551676.

Raoult, D. and M. Boyer (2010). "Amoebae as genitors and reservoirs of giant viruses." Intervirology 53(5): 321-329. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20551684.

Thomas, V. and G. Greub (2010). "Amoeba/amoebal symbiont genetic transfers: lessons from giant virus neighbours." Intervirology 53(5): 254-267. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20551677.