mycovirus

A virus that infects fungi.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mycovirus — Mycoviruses are viruses that infect fungi. They have been identified in all major fungal families. Most identified so far have had double stranded RNA genomes, often with more than one dsRNA present per virus particle, and have been spherical in… …   Wikipedia

  • mycovirus — /muy koh vuy reuhs/, n., pl. mycoviruses. any fungus infecting virus. [MYCO + VIRUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • mycovirus — my•co•vi•rus [[t]ˈmaɪ koʊˌvaɪ rəs[/t]] n. pl. rus•es mcr any fungus infecting virus …   From formal English to slang

  • mycovirus — /muy koh vuy reuhs/, n., pl. mycoviruses. any fungus infecting virus. [MYCO + VIRUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • DNA virus — A DNA virus is a virus that has DNA as its genetic material and replicates using a DNA dependent DNA polymerase. The nucleic acid is usually double stranded DNA (dsDNA) but may also be single stranded DNA (ssDNA). DNA viruses belong to either… …   Wikipedia

  • Virus-like particle — Virus like particles (VLPs) consist of viral protein(s) derived from the structural proteins of a virus. In some cases these proteins are embedded within a lipid bilayer. These particles resemble the virus from which they were derived but lack… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of phytopathology — This is a glossary of some of the terms used in phytopathology.Phytopathology is the study of plant diseases. It is a multi disciplinary since prerequisites for disease development are the presence of a susceptible host species, a pathogen and… …   Wikipedia

  • mycophage — A virus, the host of which is a fungus, in contradistinction to a bacteriophage, the host of which is a bacterium. SEE ALSO: mycovirus. [myco + G. phago, to eat] * * * my·co·phage mī kə .fāj n a virus that attacks fungi * * * my·co·phage ( …   Medical dictionary

  • LUTTE BIOLOGIQUE — Pour assurer sa nourriture, protéger sa santé, augmenter son bien être, l’homme doit intervenir dans la compétition des espèces afin de déplacer en sa faveur les fragiles équilibres qui s’établiraient par le jeu aveugle et hasardeux des forces en …   Encyclopédie Universelle

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.