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Polyvalent degenerate oligonucleotides reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction: a polyvalent detection and characterization tool for trichoviruses, capilloviruses, and foveaviruses.
ABSTRACT A polyvalent nested reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test using degenerate primers containing inosine (polyvalent degenerate oligonucleotides [PDO]) was developed forExpand
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Multiple coat protein mutations abolish recognition of Pepino mosaic potexvirus (PepMV) by the potato rx resistance gene in transgenic tomatoes.
Despite the fact that Pepino mosaic virus (PepMV) and Potato virus X (PVX) share less than 40% identity in their coat proteins (CP), the known PVX elicitor of Rx, transgenic tomato (cv. Microtom)Expand
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Development of a polyvalent RT‐PCR detection assay covering the genetic diversity of Cherry capillovirus A
The variability of Cherry capillovirus A (CVA) was analysed using a short, 275-bp region of the viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase gene amplified by a polyvalent RT-PCR assay. As for other members ofExpand
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Characterization of Apricot pseudo-chlorotic leaf spot virus, A Novel Trichovirus Isolated from Stone Fruit Trees.
ABSTRACT A trichovirus closely related to Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV) was detected in symptomatic apricot and Japanese plum from Italy. The Sus2 isolate of this agent cross-reacted withExpand
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Distribution of Barley yellow dwarf virus-PAV in the Sub-Antarctic Kerguelen Islands and Characterization of Two New Luteovirus Species
A systematic search for viral infection was performed in the isolated Kerguelen Islands, using a range of polyvalent genus-specific PCR assays. Barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) was detected in bothExpand
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Characterization by Deep Sequencing of Prunus virus T, a Novel Tepovirus Infecting Prunus Species.
Double-stranded RNAs purified from a cherry tree collected in Italy and a plum tree collected in Azerbaijan were submitted to deep sequencing. Contigs showing weak but significant identity withExpand
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Molecular characterization of yam virus X, a new potexvirus infecting yams (Dioscorea spp) and evidence for the existence of at least three distinct potexviruses infecting yams
The genome of yam virus X (YVX), a new member of the genus Potexvirus from yam (Dioscorea trifida), was completely sequenced. Structural and phylogenetic analysis showed that the closest relative ofExpand
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Human Embryonic Gastric Xenografts in Nude Mice: a New Model of Helicobacter pylori Infection
ABSTRACT In vitro or animal models have been used to investigate the pathogenesis of Helicobacter pylori infection. However, extrapolation to humans of results obtained with these heterologous modelsExpand
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Viral Double-Stranded RNAs (dsRNAs) from Plants: Alternative Nucleic Acid Substrates for High-Throughput Sequencing.
High-throughput sequencing (or next-generation sequencing-NGS) is an emerging technology that allows the detection of plant viruses without any prior knowledge. Various sequencing techniques andExpand
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Molecular characterization of banana virus X (BVX), a novel member of the Flexiviridae family
Summary.A novel virus was identified in banana (Musa spp). Analysis of the last 2917 nucleotides of its positive strand genomic RNA showed five open reading frames corresponding, from 5′ to 3′, to aExpand
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