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Ghedin E, Claverie JM. “Mimivirus relatives in the Sargasso sea .” Virol J. 2005 Aug 16; 2: 62-7.

La Scola B, Audic S, Robert C, Jungang L, de Lamballerie X, Drancourt M,Birtles R, Claverie JM, Raoult D. “A giant virus in amoebae.” Science. 2003 Mar 28;299(5615): 2033.

La Scola B, Marrie TJ, Auffray JP, Raoult D. “Mimivirus in pneumonia patients.” Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Mar; 11(3):449-52.

Ogata H, Raoult D, Claverie JM. “A new example of viral intein in Mimivirus.” Virol J. 2005 Feb 11;2(1):8.

Raoult D, Audic S, Robert C, Abergel C, Renesto P, Ogata H, La Scola B,Suzan M, Claverie JM. “The 1.2-Mb Genome Sequence of Mimivirus.” Science 306: 1344-1350

Suhre K. “Gene and genome duplication in Acanthamoeba polyphaga Mimivirus.” J Virol. 2005 Nov; 79(22): 14095-101.

Suhre K, Audic S, Claverie JM. “Mimivirus gene promoters exhibit an unprecedented conservation among all eukaryotes.” Pro Natl Acad of Sci U S A. 2005 Oct 11; 102(41): 14689-93.

Suzan-Monti M, La Scola B, Raoult D. “Genomic and evolutionary aspects of Mimivirus.” Virus Research. 2005 Sep 20 (in press).

Xiao C, Chipman PR, Battisti AJ, Bowman VD, Renesto P, Raoult D, Rossmann MG. “Cryo-electron microscopy of the giant Mimivirus.” J Mol Biol. 2005 Oct 28; 353(3):493-6.


Created: 11/28/05

Last Modified: 11/28/05

Creators: David Berg and Kim Tran

Humans and Viruses, Autumn 2005