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Viruses and Cell
Some properties of structural components of curly potato dwarf virus
1Didenko L. F., 1Maksimenko L. A., 1Parhomenko N. I., 1Dyachenko N. S., 1Varbanets L. D., 1Brovarskaya O. S., 2Zaritsky N. N.
  1. D. K. Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology, NAS of Ukraine
    154, Academika Zabolotnogo Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680
  2. Institute of Agricultural Microbiology and agricultural production NAAS
    97, Shevchenko Str., Chernihiv, Ukraine, 14027


The curly potato dwarf virus (CPDV) relate to family of Rha-bdoviridae according to their morphological and structural peculiarity. It was studied the structural proteins of CPDV. Replicase activity was revealed in their composition and the optimum conditions were defined in the system of a replication in vitro. The monosaccharides and fatty acids were detected in the composition of CPDV. The comparative investigations of monosaccharide and lipid composition both of CPDV and vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) showed that some of them are as well unique as common for these viruses.The obtained data testify, in our opinion, on a similarity of the organization and universal character of the genome expression of rhabdoviruses infecting both mammals and plants.


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