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- Blasdell, Kim R, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Virology journal 2014 v.11 no.1 pp. 2424
- Culicidae; Nidovirales; electron microscopy; genome; geographical distribution; host range; messenger RNA; organizations; particles; phylogeny; population; virion; viruses; Borneo; Cote d'Ivoire; Indonesia; Texas; Thailand; Vietnam
- ... BACKGROUND: The family Mesoniviridae (order Nidovirales) comprises of a group of positive-sense, single-stranded RNA ([+]ssRNA) viruses isolated from mosquitoes. FINDINGS: Thirteen novel insect-specific virus isolates were obtained from mosquitoes collected in Indonesia, Thailand and the USA. By electron microscopy, the virions appeared as spherical particles with a diameter of ~50 nm. Their 20,12 ...
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