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Molecular analysis of the VP7 gene of pheasant rotaviruses identifies a new genotype, designated G23.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19593592     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Rotavirus-associated enteritis has been reported in pheasants, but there is no information on the genetic/antigenic features of pheasant rotaviruses. In this study, we sequenced the VP7-encoding genome segment of three pheasant rotavirus strains detected during 2008 in Hungary. The full-length genome segment was 1,070 bp long, while the open reading frame was predicted to encode a 330-aa-long protein. The nucleotide sequence identities among the three pheasant rotavirus strains were high (> or =94%), whereas the range of nucleotide sequence identities to other avian and mammalian rotavirus VP7 genes fell between 68 and 73% and between 60 and 66%, respectively. Our findings indicate that these Hungarian pheasant rotaviruses need to be considered representatives of a new VP7 genotype specificity, designated G23.
Krisztina Ursu; Péter Kisfali; Dóra Rigó; Eva Ivanics; Károly Erdélyi; Adám Dán; Béla Melegh; Vito Martella; Krisztián Bányai
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2009-07-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of virology     Volume:  154     ISSN:  1432-8798     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Virol.     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-08-14     Completed Date:  2009-10-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506870     Medline TA:  Arch Virol     Country:  Austria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1365-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate, Central Agricultural Office, Budapest, Hungary.
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Bank Name/Acc. No.:
GENBANK/FN393054;  FN393055;  FN393056
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MeSH Terms
Amino Acid Sequence
Antigens, Viral / genetics*
Bird Diseases / virology*
Capsid Proteins / genetics*
Galliformes / virology*
Genes, Viral
Genome, Viral*
Molecular Sequence Data
Rotavirus / classification,  genetics*
Rotavirus Infections / veterinary*,  virology
Sequence Homology, Amino Acid
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigens, Viral; 0/Capsid Proteins; 0/VP7 protein, Rotavirus

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