Genetic characterization of a second novel picornavirus from an amphibian host, smooth newt (Lissotriton vulgaris)

  title={Genetic characterization of a second novel picornavirus from an amphibian host, smooth newt (Lissotriton vulgaris)},
  author={P{\'e}ter Pankovics and {\'A}kos Boros and Zolt{\'a}n T{\'o}th and Tung Phan and Eric L. Delwart and G{\'a}bor Reuter},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
In this study, a novel picornavirus was identified in faecal samples from smooth newts (Lissotriton vulgaris). The complete genome of picornavirus strain newt/II-5-Pilis/2014/HUN (KX463670) is 7755 nt long with type-IV IRES and has 39.6% aa sequence identity in the protein P1 to the corresponding protein of bat picornavirus (KJ641686, unassigned) and 42.7% and 53.5% aa sequence identity in the 2C and 3CD protein, respectively, to oscivirus (GU182410, genus Oscivirus). Interestingly, the L… 
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