Viruses in coral reef sponges

Pascelli Sant'Ana Santos, Cecília (2019) Viruses in coral reef sponges. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Cecília Pascelli studied viruses in coral reef sponges, identifying 50 viral morphotypes and over 25 viral families, which correlates with the sponge microbial symbionts. Cecília also showed that coral reef sponge viruses hold several metabolic genes which may provide competitive advantage for the host environmental acclimatisation.

Item ID: 64965
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Transmission Electron Microscopy, Virus, TEM, VLP, Marine sponges, Great Barrier Reef, GBR, Red Sea, Heat stress
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2019 Cecília Pascelli Sant'Ana Santos.
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Chapter 2: Pascelli, Cecilia, Laffy, Patrick W., Kupresanin, Marija, Ravasi, Timothy, and Webster, Nicole S. (2018) Morphological characterization of virus-like particles in coral reef sponges. PeerJ, 6. e5625.

Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2020 04:25
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 50%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0605 Microbiology > 060506 Virology @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960808 Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 50%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9604 Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species > 960407 Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Marine Environments @ 50%
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