Genomic organization and expression of astroviruses and caliciviruses

  • M. J. Carter
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Virology Supplementum book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 9)


Astroviruses and caliciviruses are two families defined initially by their characteristic morphology. Many of these viruses have been difficult to grow in culture. Molecular biology has now provided a valuable insight into the nature of these viruses, and in many respects knowledge of genome structure now outstrips that of more classical virological features. However these advances have allowed a more detailed approach to virus classification and have led to the establishment of the Astroviridae as a distinct virus family.


Capsid Protein Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus Norwalk Virus Capsid Protein Gene Feline Calicivirus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Carter
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Biological SciencesUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK

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