Table 1

Numbers of endogenous circular ssDNA virus-like sequences in eukaryotic genomes

Organism group

Organism

No. of virus-related genes


Rep

Capsid


Plants

land plants

Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood)

1

Nicotiana tabacum (common tobacco)

1

green algae

Micromonas pusilla (green algae) CCMP1545

1

Fungi

ascomycetes

Aspergillus nidulans FGSC A4

1

Aspergillus fumigatus A1163

1

Aspergillus niger CBS 513.88

1

Trichoderma atroviride IMI 206040

1

Magnaporthe oryzae 70-15 (rice blast fungus)

1

Nectria haematococca mpVI 77-13-4

4

Tuber melanosporum Mel28 (Perigord truffle)

42

basidiomycetes

Laccaria bicolor S238N-H82 (Bicoloured deceiver)

5

Protists

protozoans

Entamoeba invadens IP1

10

Entamoeba terrapinae

3

Entamoeba histolytica HM-1:IMSS

14

Entamoeba dispar SAW760

7

Blastocystis hominis Singapore isolate B (sub-type 7)

7

Giardia intestinalis ATCC 50581 strain GS/M H7

13

Giardia intestinalis isolate BRIS/92/HEPU/1541

2

diatoms

Phaeodactylum tricornutum (diatom)

1

Animals

mammals

Canis lupus familiaris (dog) *

4

Monodelphis domestica (gray short-tailed opossum) *

1

Felis catus(domestic cat) *

6

Ailuropoda melanoleuca (giant panda) *

12

Choloepus hoffmanni (Hoffmann's two-fingered sloth) *

2†

gastropods

Aplysia californica (California sea hare)

1

amphibians

Xenopus (Silurana) tropicalis(western clawed frog) *

2

lancelets

Branchiostoma floridae (Florida lancelet) strain S238N-H82

7

roundworms

Brugia malayi (agent of lymphatic filariasis)

1

Loa loa (African eyeworm)

10

Wuchereria bancrofti (agent of lymphatic filariasis)

3

Onchocerca volvulus (agent of onchocerciasis)

5

crustaceans

Lepeophtheirus salmonis (salmon louse) strain Pacific

59

mites & ticks

Varroa destructor (honeybee mite)strain Korean

56

placozoans

Trichoplax adhaerens (placozoan) strain Grell-BS-1999

2

hydrozoans

Hydra magnipapillata (hydrozoan) strain 105

18


Total

35

302

3


* Some endogenous virus-like sequences from the indicated species have been reported by Belyi et al.[27]

† The two capsid-like sequences were incorrectly reported as Rep-like sequences by Belyi et al. [27]

Liu et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:276   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-276

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