Satellite Viruses


Associated Virus

Associated Viruses

Satellite Virus

Virus, Associated

Virus, Satellite

Viruses, Associated

Viruses, Satellite

Defective viruses which can multiply only by association with a helper virus which complements the defective gene. Satellite viruses may be associated with certain plant viruses, animal viruses, or bacteriophages. They differ from satellite RNA; (RNA, SATELLITE) in that satellite viruses encode their own coat protein.