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Temporal analysis of reassortment and molecular evolution of Cucumber mosaic virus: Extra clues from its segmented genome

Ohshima, Kazusato; Matsumoto, Kosuke; Yasaka, Ryosuke; Nishiyama, Mai; Soejima, Kenta; Korkmaz, Savas; Ho, Simon; Gibbs, Adrian; Takeshita, Minoru


Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) is a damaging pathogen of over 200 mono- and dicotyledonous crop species worldwide. It has the broadest known host range of any virus, but the timescale of its evolution is unknown. To investigate the evolutionary history of this virus, we obtained the genomic sequences of 40 CMV isolates from brassicas sampled in Iran, Turkey and Japan, and combined them with published sequences. Our synonymous ('silent') site analyses revealed that the present CMV population is the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Virology
DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2015.09.024


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