Portogloboviridae

VIRION

Icosahedral capsid, of 87nm diameter. The capsid encloses an internal lipid membrane. Inside, a nucleoprotein filament of 3nm width, is wound up into 14 shepherical coils.

GENOME

Circular double-stranded DNA of 20kb.

GENE EXPRESSION

The genome encodes for 45 proteins.

REPLICATION

CYTOPLASMIC

-undocumented (2018)