Seungmo Lim

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The complete nucleotide sequence of a new barley polerovirus, tentatively named barley virus G (BVG), which was isolated in Gimje, South Korea, has been determined using an RNA sequencing technique combined with polymerase chain reaction methods. The viral genomic RNA of BVG is 5,620 nucleotides long and contains six typical open reading frames commonly(More)
A total of nine contigs related to caulimovirus-like sequences were detected using high-throughput paired-end RNA sequencing. An attempt to find the plant sample infected with this type of virus identified the medicinal plant Atractylodes macrocephala Koidzumi showing mild mottle symptoms. Subsequently, the complete DNA genome sequence of the Atractylodes(More)
The genome of tetterwort vein chlorosis virus (TVCV) from South Korea has been completely sequenced. Its genomic organization resembles those of other criniviruses, with several new features, indicating that TVCV is a member of a new species in the genus Crinivirus, family Closteroviridae. RNA1 contains 8467 nucleotides, with at least four opening reading(More)
The complete genome of a putative new endornavirus infecting hot peppers (Capsicum annuum) was determined to be 14,729 nt in size, including 12 cytosines at the 3′ end. The hot pepper-infecting virus has the highest nucleotide sequence similarity (94 % query cover and 72 % identity) to bell pepper endornavirus (BPEV) isolated from the cultivar Yolo Wonder(More)
A large-scale oligonucleotide (LSON) chip was developed for the detection of the plant viruses with known genetic information. The LSON chip contains two sets of 3,978 probes for 538 species of targets including plant viruses, satellite RNAs and viroids. A hundred forty thousand probes, consisting of isolate-, species- and genus-specific probes(More)
Tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV, genus Nepovirus), causes severe diseases in soybean and tobacco plants. TRSV-induced bud blight disease significantly reduced both the yield and quality of soybeans. The function of the encoded viral gene product involved in TRSV infection was unclear due to the limitation of reverse genetics studies on the viral genome. Here,(More)
From Daphne odora Thunb., an ornamental shrub in the Republic of Korea, a potyvirus was identified that has an RNA genome of 9,448 nucleotides (excluding the 3′-terminal poly(A) tail) encoding a polyprotein of 3,065 amino acids, with nine putative protease cleavage sites producing ten proteins. Since this potyvirus shared the highest nucleotide sequence(More)
A peach tree (Prunus persica) showing yellowing and mild mottle symptoms was analyzed using high-throughput RNA sequencing to determine the causal agent. A total of nine contigs similar to Little cherry virus 1 (LChV-1) were produced, and all the contigs showed nucleotide sequence identity (lower than 83 %) and query coverage (higher than 73 %) with LChV-1.(More)
RNA from a Chinese cabbage plant (Brassica campestris ssp. pekinensis) showing leaf malformation and mottling was labeled and hybridized to a DNA chip capable of detecting plant viruses and viroids. Probes specific for beet mild yellowing virus (BMYV) and beet western yellows virus (BWYV) yielded positive results, suggesting that the plant was infected by a(More)
Here, we report complete genome sequences of grapevine yellow speckle viroid 1 (GYSVd1) and hop stunt viroid (HSVd), members of the family Pospiviroidae, assembled from the transcriptome data generated from Ixeridium dentatum plants. To our knowledge, this is the first report of GYSVd1 and HSVd in I. dentatum.