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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Genetic characterization of Bhanja virus and Palma virus, two tick-borne phleboviruses
Authors: Dilcher, Meik
Alves, Maria J
Finkeisen, Dora
Hufert, Frank T
Weidmann, Manfred
Contact Email: m.w.weidmann@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Bhanja virus
Palma virus
Unassigned bunyavirus
Phlebovirus
454 Pyrosequencing
Issue Date: Oct-2012
Publisher: Springer
Citation: Dilcher M, Alves MJ, Finkeisen D, Hufert FT & Weidmann M (2012) Genetic characterization of Bhanja virus and Palma virus, two tick-borne phleboviruses, Virus Genes, 45 (2), pp. 311-315.
Abstract: The genomes of Bhanja virus (BHAV) and Palma virus (PALV) two tick-borne viruses hitherto grouped into the Bhanja virus antigenic complex of the Bunyaviridae were determined by pyrosequencing. Phylogenetic analysis groups all three segments of BHAV and PALV into a distinct clade of tick-borne phleboviruses together with the newly described severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus and Uukuniemi virus. The terminal signature sequences which are signatures for taxonomic grouping and important for virus replication and RNA transcription show marked differences in the L- and S-segments.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/18270
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11262-012-0785-y
Rights: Copyright The Author(s) 2012. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com
Affiliation: University of Gottingen, Georg-August University
National Health Institute (Portugal)
University of Gottingen, Georg-August University
University of Gottingen, Georg-August University
Aquaculture

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