TABLE 1.

Characteristics of caliciviruses

VirusNucleic acidLength of RNA (kb)Capsid proteinBuoyant density in CsCl (g/cm3)UV fluence (J/m2)aGamma dose (Gy)aSize (nm)
No. of amino acidsMolecular mass (kDa)
FeCVSingle-stranded RNA7.7668-671621.3312050030
CaCVSingle-stranded RNA8.5691571.3820030030
NorovirusSingle-stranded RNA7.6-7.7530-58056-581.36-1.41UnknownUnknown30-35
  • a Values for a 3-log10 reduction in caliciviruses in low-protein-content stocks.