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Type: Thesis
Title: Expression and function of cucumoviral genomes / by Bu-Jun Shi.
Author: Shi, Bu-jun
Issue Date: 1997
School/Discipline: Dept. of Plant Science
Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to characterise subgenomic RNAs of cucumoviruses and the functions of their encoding genes. Strains of cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) are classified into two major subgroups (I and II) on the basis of nucleotide sequence homology. The V strain of tomato aspermy virus (V-TAV) and a subgroup I CMV strain (WAII) are chosen to determine whether the 2b genes encoded by these viruses are expressed 'in vivo'. For further investigation of the 2b gene function, cDNA clones of three genomic RNAs of V-TAV are constructed. Using the infectious cDNA clones of V-TAV, a mutant virus containing only one of the two repeats is constructed.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Plant Science, 1997
Subject: RNA viruses Genetics.
Genetic vectors.
Nucleotide sequence.
Plasmids Genetics.
Viral genetics.
Description: Bibliography: leaves 104-130.
vi, 130, [25] leaves, [13] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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