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Newcastle disease virus (NDV) is a prototype member of avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 (APMV-1), which causes severe and contagious disease in the commercial poultry and wild birds. Despite extensive vaccination programs and other control measures, the disease remains endemic around the globe...

Author(s)
Satharasinghe, D. A.; Kavitha Murulitharan; Tan, S. W.; Yeap, S. K.; Muhammad Munir; Aini Ideris; Omar, A. R.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2016, 7, November, pp 1907
Abstract

In the present study, we used nucleotide and protein sequences of avian influenza virus H5N1, which were obtained in Asia and Africa, analyzed HA proteins using ClustalX1.83 and MEGA4.0, and built a genetic evolutionary tree of HA nucleotides. The analysis revealed that the receptor specificity...

Author(s)
Zhang JiRong; Lei FuMin
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Integrative Zoology, 2010, 5, 3, pp 264-271
Abstract

Bluetongue virus (BTV) is the 'type' species of the genus Orbivirus within the family Reoviridae. The BTV genome is composed of ten linear segments of double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), each of which codes for one of ten distinct viral proteins. Previous phylogenetic comparisons have evaluated variations ...

Author(s)
Nomikou, K.; Dovas, C. I.; Maan, S.; Anthony, S. J.; Samuel, A. R.; Papanastassopoulou, M.; Maan, N. S.; Mangana, O.; Mertens, P. P. C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2009, No.July, pp e6437
Abstract

Schistosoma species have traditionally been arranged in groups based on egg morphology, geographical origins and the genus or family of snail intermediate host. One of these groups is the 'S. indicum group' comprising species from Asia that use pulmonate snails as intermediate hosts. Four members...

Author(s)
Agatsuma, T.; Iwagami, M.; Liu, C. X.; Rajapakse, R. P. V. J.; Mondal, M. M. H.; Kitikoon, V.; Ambu, S.; Agatsuma, Y.; Blair, D.; Higuchi, T.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2002, 76, 1, pp 7-19

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