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DsRNA virus



A virus belonging to the Class III of Baltimore classification system in which the genetic material on its core is a double stranded RNA.


The dsRNA viruses replicate in the cytoplasm, and their replication is monocistronic. Example of dsRNA virus is the reovirus.

Compare: dsDNA virus, ssRNA virus.

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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... Maria – Helena Ružić, Ana Kovačević Aspects of recombination in RNA viruses Introduction RNA viruses deserve their reputation as Nature's swiftest ... 491. Mindich, L. (1996). Heterologous recombination in the segmented dsRNA genome of bacteriophage u6. Seminars in Virology 7, 389±397. Mindich, ...

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Q. Double-stranded RNA viruses - how do they replicate?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-stranded_RNA_viruses Not sure, possibly a polymerase or reverse transcriptase is all that is ... are various different methods of replication depending on which family of dsRNA virus you are talking about.

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by stopherlogic
Thu Nov 06, 2008 6:02 pm
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how to detect dsRNA ?

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by dipjyoti
Sun Feb 18, 2007 10:47 am
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The Fiber Disease

... gene by the introduction of a homologous double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), transgene or virus is called post-transcriptional gene silencing (PTGS) or RNA interference. PTGS is a natural ...

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