Pithovirus

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Pithovirus
Pithovirus sibericum sketch.jpg
Virus classification
Group: Group I (dsDNA)
Order: Megavirales
Faimily: Pithoviridae
Genus: Pithovirus
Species
  • P. massiliensis
  • P. sibericum

Pithovirus is a genus o giant virus kent frae ane species, Pithovirus sibericum, which infects amoebas.[1][2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Yong, Ed (3 March 2014). "Giant virus resurrected from 30,000-year-old ice : Nature News & Comment". Nature. doi:10.1038/nature.2014.14801. 
  2. Morelle, Rebecca (3 March 2014). "30,000-year-old giant virus 'comes back to life'". BBC News.