Plant Virus Satellites

Marilyn J Roossinck, Ping Xu

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Plant virus satellites are molecular parasites of plant viruses that rely on a helper virus for replication but do not supply any essential function to the helper virus. They can alter the disease induced by the helper virus, often in the absence of any apparent protein products.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Life Science
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2001

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