6. Viruses of Cyanobacteria

  1. Christon J. Hurst2,3
  1. Lauren D. McDaniel

Published Online: 6 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118025666.ch6

Studies in Viral Ecology: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems, Volume 1

Studies in Viral Ecology: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems, Volume 1

How to Cite

McDaniel, L. D. (2011) Viruses of Cyanobacteria, in Studies in Viral Ecology: Microbial and Botanical Host Systems, Volume 1 (ed C. J. Hurst), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118025666.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Departments of Biology and Music, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, USA

  2. 3

    Engineering Faculty, Universidad del Valle, Ciudad Universitaria Meléndez, Santiago de Cali, Valle, Colombia

Author Information

  1. USF College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUN 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470623961

Online ISBN: 9781118025666

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Keywords:

  • viruses of cyanobacteria;
  • ecology of cyanophages - lytic viruses and host organism, cycle of replication, lysis and death of host;
  • metagenomic studies, ecological importance of cyanophages - identification, as component of marine viral metagenomes from laboratories

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Taxonomy and Characteristics of Cyanophages

  • Ecology of Cyanophages

  • Molecular Ecology of Cyanophages

  • Summary

  • References