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Revision of Begomovirus taxonomy based on pairwise sequence comparisons
Viruses of the genus Begomovirus (family Geminiviridae) are emergent pathogens of crops throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. By virtue of having a small DNA genome that isExpand
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Emerging virus diseases transmitted by whiteflies.
Virus diseases that have emerged in the past two decades limit the production of important vegetable crops in tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions worldwide, and many of the causal virusesExpand
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A natural recombinant between the geminiviruses Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus and Tomato yellow leaf curl virus exhibits a novel pathogenic phenotype and is becoming prevalent in Spanish
This work provides evidence of the significant contribution of recombination to the genetic diversification of emerging begomovirus populations. In southern Spain, Tomato yellow leaf curl SardiniaExpand
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Tomato yellow leaf curl virus, an emerging virus complex causing epidemics worldwide.
Tomato yellow leaf curl (TYLC) is one of the most devastating viral diseases of cultivated tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide, and losses of up to 100% areExpand
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The complete genome sequence of the major component of a mild citrus tristeza virus isolate.
The genome of the Spanish mild isolate T385 of citrus tristeza virus (CTV) was completely sequenced and compared with the genomes of the severe isolates T36 (Florida), VT (Israel) and SY568Expand
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A genome-wide pairwise-identity-based proposal for the classification of viruses in the genus Mastrevirus (family Geminiviridae)
Recent advances in the ease with which the genomes of small circular single-stranded DNA viruses can be amplified, cloned, and sequenced have greatly accelerated the rate at which full genomeExpand
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ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Geminiviridae
The geminiviruses are a family of small, non-enveloped viruses with single-stranded, circular DNA genomes of 2500–5200 bases. Geminiviruses are transmitted by various types of insect (whiteflies,Expand
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The 23-kDa protein coded by the 3'-terminal gene of citrus tristeza virus is an RNA-binding protein.
The 23-kDa protein (p23), encoded by the 3'-proximal gene of the RNA of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV), was overexpressed in Escherichia coli fused to the maltose-binding protein and purified byExpand
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An engineered closterovirus RNA replicon and analysis of heterologous terminal sequences for replication.
Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) populations in citrus trees are unusually complex mixtures of viral genotypes and defective RNAs developed during the long-term vegetative propagation of the virus and byExpand
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Polymorphism of the 5′ terminal region of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) RNA: Incidence of three sequence types in isolates of different origin and pathogenicity
Summary.  Sequences of the 5′ terminal region of the genomic RNA from eight isolates of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) were previously classified into three types (I, II and III), with intragroupExpand
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