The post refers to 'satellite' viruses...ones which need both a host
cell, and another virus, to replicate. Common in plant viruses, not so
common in mammalian systems although AAV as mentioned is a good and
On 31 Aug 1995, EdRegis wrote:
> Ian York writes:
>> >I must have missed it, because I'm sure that someone in this
> >viruses-as-prey thread must have already pointed at hepatitis
> >delta virus, adeno-associated virus, and some of the plant viroids.
> >If not, then I just have.
>> No one's pointed this out till just now. Can you expand on this somewhat?
> This is still a notch too cryptic for me to figure out. Which is prey
> for what, and V.V.?