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The First Identification and Retrospective Study of Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome in Japan
Abstract Background. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is caused by SFTS virus (SFTSV), a novel bunyavirus reported to be endemic in central and northeastern China. This articleExpand
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Genetic and epigenetic inactivation of tax gene in adult T‐cell leukemia cells
To clarify the status of tax gene, we analyzed human T‐cell leukemia virus type‐I (HTLV‐I) associated cell lines and fresh adult T‐cell leukemia (ATL) cells. We compared 2 types of HTLV‐I associatedExpand
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Phosphorylation of p38 MAPK and its downstream targets in SARS coronavirus-infected cells
Abstract Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has become a global public health emergency. Understanding the molecular mechanisms of SARS-induced cytopathic effects (CPEs) is a rationalExpand
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Sequence of simian immunodeficiency virus from African green monkey, a new member of the HIV/SIV group
Some wild African green monkeys are known to be naturally infected with a retrovirus related to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) without having any apparent symptoms of an AIDS-Iike disease1,2.Expand
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Protease-mediated enhancement of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection.
A unique coronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus (SARS-CoV) was revealed to be a causative agent of a life-threatening SARS. Although this virus grows in a variety of tissues thatExpand
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Bat Coronaviruses and Experimental Infection of Bats, the Philippines
Virus-infected fruit bats showed no signs of clinical infection.
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Species-independent detection of RNA virus by representational difference analysis using non-ribosomal hexanucleotides for reverse transcription
A method for the isolation of genomic fragments of RNA virus based on cDNA representational difference analysis (cDNA RDA) was developed. cDNA RDA has been applied for the subtraction of poly(A)+Expand
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Reston Ebolavirus Antibodies in Bats, the Philippines
To the Editor: Filoviruses cause highly lethal hemorrhagic fever in humans and nonhuman primates, except for Reston Ebolavirus (REBOV), which causes severe hemorrhagic fever in macaques (1,2). REBOVExpand
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Recent progress in molecular biology of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a severe hemorrhagic fever in humans with a case fatality rate of up to 50%. A causative agent of CCHF is CCHF virus, which is a tick-borne virus in theExpand
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Epidemiological and pathological study of feline morbillivirus infection in domestic cats in Japan
BackgroundFeline morbillivirus (FmoPV) is a novel paramyxovirus found to infect domestic cats. FmoPV has been isolated in several countries in Asia and Europe and is considered to have geneticExpand
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