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Host range study of blue-green algal viruses

Marjorie P. Kraus

Host range study of blue-green algal viruses

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Published by College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware in Newark, Del .
Written in English

  • Host-virus relationships.,
  • Marine algae.,
  • Virus diseases of plants.,
  • Cyanobacteria -- Diseases and pests.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Marjorie P. Kraus.
    SeriesDEL-SG -- 1-74.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16107366M

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Host range study of blue-green algal viruses by Marjorie P. Kraus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Host range study of blue-green algal viruses. [Marjorie P Kraus]. Recently, SAFF~tMAN and MORRIS () have isolated another group of viruses (LPP-2) which has the same host range but is antigenicaUy different.

Since SArFL~MAN and MORRIS () had developed the procedures for isolating blue-green algal viruses, a screening program was organized to isolate other phyco- by:   Giant viruses.

Algal viruses have a profound impact on the global ecosystem. However, they have also gained attention for another reason: their size. The coccolithoviruses have been integral to changing the way we think of viruses.

With gigantic genomes in excess of kbp, these double stranded DNA viruses contain almost genes. The ecological impact of these algal bloom viruses on the host's population dynamics, ecosystem functioning and biogeochemical cycling will be outlined.

Finally, challenges for the future of algal. Electron Microscope Study of the Infection Process of Blue-Green Algae Virus by Thomas A.

Rudd. Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Loyola University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science June Marine Algal Viruses and Their Application in Red-tide Control the study on algal viruses has just started and will attract more and more attention in the near future.

Host range mutants. ATCV-1 is a type of Chlorovirus, which infects green algae. These viruses are common in fresh water, such as lakes and ponds, but weren’t thought to infect humans or animals.

To further investigate, the group teamed with Dr. James Van Etten, an expert on algal viruses at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Safferman & Morris discovered 'Cyanophages' i.e., viruses which attack blue green algae like Lyngbya, Phormidium & Plectonema.

They are also called LPP-1 on the basis of hosts. Mycophages were discovered by Sinoten. They contain ds RNA. Issac & Lindeman discovered a protein called Interferon secreted by host cells against infection of viruses. Study 48 Biology: Viruses flashcards from Kristen C.

on StudyBlue. for the next century, blues would become the underground _____ that would feed. - Viruses have a host range. That is, viruses infect specific cells or tissues of specific hosts, or specific bacteria, or specific plants. - Viral specificity refers to the specific kinds of cells a virus can infect.

- Viruses are not cells, do not have nuclei or mitochondria or ribosomes or other cellular components. The AS and SM groups represent the third group of cyanophages classified based on host range. This group of viruses is said to be the “new blue-green algae” and infects unicellular forms of cyanobacteria.

The myovirus AS-1 infects Anacystis nidulans, Synechococcus cedrorum, Synechococcus elongatus and Microcystis aeruginosa. 2 Host Range and Host Plant Genotype. Host ranges of viruses generally are discussed in Chapter 4, Section V.

Many strains of a virus may have very similar host ranges, but others may differ considerably. Volume I provides a comprehensive account of the mathematical study and self-contained analysis of vibration and damping in systems governed by partial differential equations.

It presents partial differential equations techniques for the mathematical study of this subject. A special objective of establishing the stability theory to treat many distributed vibration models.

Bacteria, along with blue-green algae, are prokaryotic cells. That is, in contrast to eukaryotic cells, they have no nucleus; rather the genetic material is. Over forty algal strains belonging to all orders of the blue-green algae and including bloom-forming species are susceptible.

The bacteria also lyse certain gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. The organisms are aerobic, gram-negative rods, aflagellate, motile and pigmented with an absorption maximum of the pigments in methanol occurring. Sufferman and Morris () were the first to report the discovery of viral agent which attacks and lysis blue-green algae.

Since then many more viruses have been found which attack a wide range of blue-green algae. These viral agents attacking algae have been differently designated as phycoviruses, algal phages, blue-green algal viruses and.

Viruses of microorganisms (VoMs) are the world's most abundant viruses. There are viruses for every known microbe and VoMs are usually described in terms of their hosts as algal viruses, archaeal viruses, bacteriophages, virophages, fungal viruses and protozoan viruses. A key feature of infection by VoMs is that they often kill the host.

Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV), Banana streak virus, Carrot thin leaf virus Bacterial Virus: Viruses which complete its life cycle in bacteria Bacteriophages.

Viruses which life activities are depend on bacterial host. (T1, T2, T3, and T4.) Other viruses include protozoan algal and fungal parasitic viruses depending upon them. It requires a vector for transfer from one host to another. Virus having an arthropod as vector or intermediate host is called arbovirus.

Size of Viruses: Virus is the smallest entity. Size varies from 10 nm (Foot and Mouth Virus of Cattle), 17 nm (Alfalfa Mosaic Virus), x nm (in TMV), nm (Parrot Fever Virus), x 40 nm (Beet.

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Algal virus is a functional term often used to indicate viruses that infect algae, an informal assemblage of chiefly aquatic, oxygen-evolving photosynthetic organisms. These are (1) the prokaryotic algal viruses, infecting cyanobacteria, and (2) the eukaryotic algal viruses, infecting single-celled forms to giant Size: KB.

Viruses and Algae By Stephanie Boone Virus Facts Most abundant life form in aquatic systems. In the ocean the total number exceeds Marine viruses high concentrations up to 10 8 in ml-1 Play a significant role in the transfer of matter and energy in aquatic microbial food webs.

Growth characteristics of the blue-green algal virus LPP- 1. Bacteriol. – —The blue-green algal (BGA) virus, strain LPP-1, formed two distinct plaque variants.

During subsequent propagation, each of the isolated variants eventually reverted to a mixture of both plaque by:   FGCU researchers look to viruses as a new way to combat toxic blue-green algae 'You can swallow it, you can put it on your skin.

It’s not going to hurt you' Algae-killing virus. Heterosigma akashiwo virus (HaV) is a large double-stranded DNA virus infecting the single-cell bloom-forming raphidophyte (golden brown alga) H. akashiwo.A molecular phylogenetic sequence analysis of HaV DNA polymerase showed that it forms a sister group with Phycodnaviridae algal viruses.

All 10 examined HaV strains, which had distinct intraspecies host specificities. A study by Gerber and colleagues in which showed inhibition of mumps and influenza B virus by polysaccharides from marine algae has introduced algae-derived polysaccharides as a potent source of antiviral agents.

Subsequently, antiviral activities of other polysaccharide fractions isolated from red algae have been reported against HSV and Cited by:   Diurnal rhythms have been shown for all three domains of life, and our study provides an example of diurnal infection rhythms of cultured viruses.

The molecular mechanisms for the three diel-dependent life history traits seem to be specific to cyanobacteria, since these diel traits have not been found in phages infecting heterotrophic by: 4. The usual size range of archaea is - - micrometers - - 15 micrometers - - micrometers - - micrometers.

Heterosigma akashiwo virus 01 The taxonomy of this family was initially based on host range: chloroviruses infect chlorella-like green algae from freshwaters; whereas, members of the other five genera infect marine microalgae and a some species of brown : incertae sedis.

A virus is a submicroscopic infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an s can infect all types of life forms, from animals and plants to microorganisms, including bacteria and archaea. Since Dmitri Ivanovsky's article describing a non-bacterial pathogen infecting tobacco plants, and the discovery of the tobacco mosaic virus by Martinus (unranked): Virus.

Microbiology is the study of bacteria, algae, fungi, viruses and protozoa. Most of these are single-celled, EXCEPT for: Viruses (which are not cells) and Fungi (some have many cells) The English scientist Robert Hooke coined the term "cell" because the small boxes he saw in the microscope reminded him of a monks room.

Blue-green algae have been implicated in the development of some neurodegenerative diseases leading to headlines like, “Could tap water cause Lou Gehrig’s Disease?” or “Are toxins in seafood causing ALS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

” It is no surprise that many such headlines end with question is a great deal of fogginess about any actual connection between the.

Host Range Algal Strain A taxonomic study on Phormidium-group (cyanobacteria) based on morphology, pigments, RAPD molecular markers and RFLP analysis of the 16S rRNA gene fragment. Fottea. 11(1): 41– Blue-green algal viruses (Cyanophages).

Virologica Sinica. 14(2): – (in Chinese).Cited by: 1. The host range of some bacteriophages is limited to a single strain of bacteria and they can be used to trace the source of outbreaks of infections by a method called phage typing. Metagenomic sequencing is particularly useful in the study of viral communities.

As viruses lack a shared universal phylogenetic marker (as 16S RNA for bacteria and. Mic Exam 4 - Virology - Part 1. Host Range, Susceptibility The capacity of a cell, tissue, or species to support virus replication - qualitatative measurement - number of receptor molecules and ability of host cell to support virus replciation The cells, tissues, species that a virus can productively infect - absolute measurement /5.

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Algae (/ ˈ æ l dʒ i, ˈ æ l ɡ i /; singular alga / ˈ æ l ɡ ə /) is an informal term for a large, diverse group of photosynthetic eukaryotic organisms that are not necessarily closely related, and is thus ed organisms range from unicellular microalgae, such as Chlorella and the diatoms, to multicellular forms, such as the giant kelp, a large brown alga which may grow.

The viruses vary in H and N surface spikes because () the viruses reproduce on their own and attack people in cities more often. () these viruses emerged as stray DNA from the genomes of people in these cities.

() this is where the antibodies of immune people began to break down and the old virus was again virulent. The Blue-Green Algae - Ebook written by G Fogg. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Blue-Green Algae. Viruses in aquatic environments play a key role in microbial population dynamics and nutrient cycling. In particular, bacteria of the phylum Bacteriodetes are known to participate in recycling algal blooms.

Studies of phage–host interactions involving this phylum are hence important to understand the processes shaping bacterial and viral communities in the ocean as well as Author: Emelie Nilsson, Oliver W. Bayfield, Daniel Lundin, Alfred A. Antson, Karin Holmfeldt.Microbiology, study of microorganisms, or microbes, a diverse group of generally minute, simple life-forms that include bacteria, archaea, algae, fungi, protozoa, and field is concerned with the structure, function, and classification of such organisms and with ways of both exploiting and controlling their activities.

Virus name Clone ID Algal host (genus and species) Virus size (nm) Latent period (h) Burst size (viruses/cell) dsDNA genome (kb) Reference CeV CeVB Chrysochromulina ericina 14–19 – EhV EhVB1 Emiliania huxleyi – 12–14 – MpV MpV-SP1 Micromonas pusilla 7–14Cited by: