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Molecular Analysis of Fiji Disease Virus Segments 2, 4 and 7 Completes the Genome Sequence

Harding, Robert M., Burns, Parichart, Geijskes, Robert J., McQualter, Richard M., Dale, James L., & Smith, Grant R. (2006) Molecular Analysis of Fiji Disease Virus Segments 2, 4 and 7 Completes the Genome Sequence. Virus Genes, 32(1), pp. 43-47.

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Abstract

The complete nucleotide sequences of Fiji disease virus (FDV) genome segments S2, S4 and S7 were determined. This now completes the sequencing of all ten dsRNA genome segments of the Fijivirus type member, FDV, which comprises a total of 29339 nt. FDV S2, S4 and S7 comprised 3820, 3568 and 2194 nt, respectively. S2 and S4 each contained a single open reading frame (ORF), which encoded putative proteins of 137 and 133 kDa, respectively, while S7 contained two ORFs, which encoded putative proteins of 42 and 37 kDa. The putative amino acid sequences of FDV S2 and S4 showed most similarity to the gene products of Rice black-streaked dwarf virus (RBSDV) S2 and RBSDV S3, respectively. The putative amino acid sequences of FDV S7 ORF I and II showed most similarity to Maize rough dwarf virus (MRDV) S6 ORF I and RBSDV S7 ORF II, respectively. Phylogenetic analyses showed that FDV was most closely related to the group 2 fijiviruses.

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ID Code: 9194
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: j.geijskes@qut.edu.au
DOI: 10.1007/s11262-006-5844-x
ISSN: 1572-994X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (100100) > Genetically Modified Field Crops and Pasture (100105)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Springer
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Deposited On: 29 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:26

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