Sphaerolipoviridae

VIRION

Non enveloped, icosahedral virion with a pseudo T=28 dextro symmetry. Virion size is about 50-80nm. The capsid encloses a inner membrane vesicle within which the genomic DNA is coiled.

GENOME

Linear dsDNA genome of about 30kb (Alphasphaerolipovirus), or circular dsDNA of about 16-19 kb (Beta- and Gammasphaerolipovirus)

GENE EXPRESSION

Undocumented

REPLICATION

Undocumented