Analysis of the complete genomic sequence of a novel virus, areca palm necrotic spindle-spot virus, reveals the existence of a new genus in the family Potyviridae

@article{Yang2018AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the complete genomic sequence of a novel virus, areca palm necrotic spindle-spot virus, reveals the existence of a new genus in the family Potyviridae},
  author={Ke Yang and Minyuan Ran and Zengping Li and Meijiao Hu and Li Zheng and Wenbo Liu and Peng-fei Jin and Weiguo Miao and Peng Zhou and Wentao Shen and Hongguang Cui},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
  year={2018},
  volume={163},
  pages={3471-3475}
}
A novel virus, tentatively named “areca palm necrotic spindle-spot virus” (ANSSV), was identified in Areca catechu L. in Hainan, China, and its complete genomic sequence was determined. Its positive-sense single-stranded RNA genome is comprised of 9,437 nucleotides (nt), excluding the poly (A) tail, and contains one large open reading frame encoding a polyprotein of 3,019 amino acids (aa). A Blastp search showed that the polyprotein of ANSSV shared a maximum of 31%-32% aa sequence identity… 
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