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- Short, Steven M.
- Environmental microbiology 2012 v.14 no.9 pp. 2253-2271
- host strains, etc ; parasites; hosts; Phaeophyceae; pathogenicity; viruses; ecosystems; population dynamics; mortality; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... Because viruses of eukaryotic algae are incredibly diverse, sweeping generalizations about their ecology are rare. These obligate parasites infect a range of algae and their diversity can be illustrated by considering that isolates range from small particles with ssRNA genomes to much larger particles with 560 kb dsDNA genomes. Molecular research has also provided clues about the extent of their d ...