Archives of Virology

, Volume 164, Issue 10, pp 2631–2635 | Cite as

A novel ourmia-like mycovirus isolated from the plant pathogenic fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides

  • Jun Guo
  • Jun Zi Zhu
  • Xin Yu Zhou
  • Jie Zhong
  • Cai Hong Li
  • Zhi Gang ZhangEmail author
  • Hong Jian ZhuEmail author
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In this study, a novel mycovirus designed Colletotrichum gloeosporioides ourmia-like virus 1 (CgOLV1) was isolated from a filamentous phytopathogenic fungus, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. The virus has a genome of 2,516 nucleotides and contains a large open reading frame (ORF) encoding an RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp). Phylogenetic analysis indicated that CgOLV1 is located in the ourmia-like mycovirus clade, whose members are related to plant ourmiaviruses. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of an ourmia-like mycovirus in C. gloeosporioides.



This study is supported by the Hunan Innovation Platform Open Fund Project (17K046), the Youth Foundation of Hunan Educational Committee (Grant no. 17B128), and the National Key Research and Development Program of China (2017YFD0201900).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory for Biology and Control of Plant Diseases and Insect PestsHunan Agricultural UniversityChangshaChina
  2. 2.Cotton Sciences Research Institute of Hunan and National Hybrid Cotton Research Promotion CenterChangdeChina

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