VIRALZONE NEWS Reference sequences: September 2015
In the swarm of sequence data and databases, how choosing a dedicated set of reference sequences for a given study? The page Reference sequence helps answering the question.
Virus entry and exit updated: September 2015
Virus entry and virus exit have been updated.
Several new pages have been created:
ESCRT budding Viral latency, , ESCRT independent budding Actin transport, Budding by cellular exocytosis, Budding at plasma membrane
New Archaea virus families September 2015
The Sphaerolipoviridae and Spiraviridae are noteworthy by many aspects: the first is family whose viruses are infecting archaea and bacterias, the last is family of single-stranded DNA virus infecting archaea.
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