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  1. Gyrovirus

    The genus Gyrovirus, the only well known species being the chicken anemia virus, is a part of the family of Circoviridae, and consists of a nonenveloped, round, icosahedral capsid, 19-27 nm in diameter. The genome contained within consists of a single molecule of circular, single-stranded negative-sense DNA that forms a closed circle. The complete genome is 2290–2320 nucleotides long. They are primarily vertebrate viruses.

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  1. Gyrovirus

    A genus in the family CIRCOVIRIDAE comprising the single species CHICKEN ANEMIA VIRUS.

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