Novel sugarcane streak and sugarcane streak Reunion mastreviruses from southern Africa and La Réunion
Shepherd, Dionne N., Varsani, Arvind, Windram, Oliver P., Lefeuvre, Pierre, Monjane, Aderito L., Owor, Betty E. and Martin, Darren P.. (2008) Novel sugarcane streak and sugarcane streak Reunion mastreviruses from southern Africa and La Réunion. Archives of Virology, Vol.153 (No.3). pp. 605-609. ISSN 0304-8608Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00705-007-0016-3
The sugarcane infecting streak viruses (SISVs) are mastreviruses (Family Geminiviridae) belonging to a group of "African streak viruses" (AfSVs) that includes the economically devastating Maize streak virus (MSV). Although there are three currently described SISV species (Sugarcane streak virus [SSV], Sugarcane streak Egypt virus [SSEV] and Sugarcane streak Reunion virus [SSRV]), only one strain variant has been fully sequenced for each of these species and as a result very little is known about the diversity and evolutionary origins of the SCISVs. Here we present annotated full genome sequences of four new SISV isolates, including a new strain of both SSRV and SSV, and one potentially new SISV species, sampled from wild grasses in La Reunion and Zimbabwe. For the first time, we report the finding of SSRV isolates in Zimbabwe and SSV isolates on the island of La Reunion. Phylogenetic and recombination analyses indicate continent-wide SSRV strain diversity and that our isolate potentially representing a new SISV species is a recombinant.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR355 Virology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- ) > Warwick HRI (2004-2010)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Archives of Virology|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 605-609|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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