Soybean dwarf luteovirus contains the third variant genome type in the luteovirus group

Rathjen, J. P., Karageorgos, L. E., Habili, N., Waterhouse, Peter M., & Symons, R. H. (1994) Soybean dwarf luteovirus contains the third variant genome type in the luteovirus group. Virology, 198(1), pp. 671-679.

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Abstract

Complementary DNAs covering the entire RNA genome of soybean dwarf luteovirus (SDV) were cloned and sequenced. Computer analysis of the 5861 nucleotide sequence revealed five major open reading frames (ORFs) possessing conservation of sequence and organisation with known luteovirus sequences. Comparative analyses of the genome structure show that SDV shares sequence homology and features of gene organisation with barley yellow dwarf virus (PAV isolate) in the 5' half of the genome, yet is more closely related to potato leafroll virus in its 3' coding regions. In addition, SDV differs from other known luteoviruses in possessing an exceptionally long 3' terminal sequence with no apparent coding capacity. We conclude from these data that the SDV genome represents a third variant genome type in the luteovirus group.

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ID Code: 66107
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: complementary dna, article, controlled study, gene sequence, genetic variability, molecular cloning, nonhuman, plant virus, priority journal, rna virus, virus genome, Amino Acid Sequence, Animal, Aphids, Bacteriophage M13, Base Composition, Base Sequence, Capsid, Cloning, Molecular, Comparative Study, Conserved Sequence, Fabaceae, Genes, Viral, Genome, Viral, Luteovirus, Molecular Sequence Data, Plants, Medicinal, RNA Replicase, Sequence Homology, Amino Acid, Soybeans, Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Variation (Genetics)
ISSN: 0042-6822
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 Academic Press
Deposited On: 13 Jan 2014 06:19
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2014 06:19

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