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Identification of a Genotype IX Newcastle Disease Virus in a Guangxi White Duck

Authors
Journal
Genome Announcements
2169-8287
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology
Publication Date
Volume
1
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1128/genomea.00836-13
Keywords
  • Viruses
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Medicine

Abstract

We report the complete genomic sequence of a novel Newcastle disease virus (NDV) strain, duck/China/Guangxi19/2011, isolated from a white duck in Guangxi Province, southern China. Phylogenetic analysis based on a fusion gene comparison with different NDV strains revealed that duck/China/Guangxi19/2011 is phylogenetically close to genotype IX NDV, and the deduced amino acid sequence of the fusion protein cleavage site was 112R-R-Q-R-R-F117. The whole nucleotide sequence had the highest homology (99.7%) to the sequence of strain F48E8 (GenBank accession number FJ436302). This study will help us understand the epidemiology and molecular characteristics of genotype IX Newcastle disease virus in ducks.

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