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Since the first description of adenoviruses in bats in 2006, a number of micro- and megabat species in Europe, Africa, and Asia have been shown to carry a wide diversity of adenoviruses. Here, we report on the evolutionary, biological, and structural characterization of a novel bat adenovirus...

Author(s)
Hackenbrack, N.; Rogers, M. B.; Ashley, R. E.; Keel, M. K.; Kubiski, S. V.; Bryan, J. A.; Ghedin, E.; Holmes, E. C.; Hafenstein, S. L.; Allison, A. B.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Virology, 2017, 91, 2, pp e01504-16
Abstract

Habituation to humans was an essential component of horse (Equus caballus ferus) domestication, with the nondomestication of zebras (Equus quagga) possibly reflecting an adaptive constraint on habituation. We present the human hunting hypothesis, arguing that ancestral humans hunted African...

Author(s)
Brubaker, A. S.; Coss, R. G.
Publisher
American Psychological Association, Inc., Washington DC, USA
Citation
Journal of Comparative Psychology, 2015, 129, 4, pp 366-376
Abstract

The H9N2 virus has been demonstrated to donate its genes to other subtypes of influenza A virus, forming new reassortant virus which may infect human beings. Understanding the genetic characteristic and the global transmission patterns of the virus would guide the prevention and control of...

Author(s)
Hu MingDa; Jin Yuan; Zhou Jing; Huang ZhiSong; Li BeiPing; Zhou Wei; Ren HongGuang; Yue JunJie; Liang Long
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, December, pp 2611
Abstract

Mycobacterium bovis is an important animal pathogen worldwide that parasitizes wild and domesticated vertebrate livestock as well as humans. A comparison of the five M. bovis complete genomes from the United Kingdom, South Korea, Brazil, and the United States revealed four novel large-scale...

Author(s)
Patané, J. S. L.; Martins Júnior, J.; Castelão, A. B.; Nishibe, C.; Montera, L.; Bigi, F.; Zumárraga, M. J.; Cataldi, A. A.; Fonseca Junior, A.; Roxo, E.; Osório, A. L. A. R.; Jorge, K. S.; Thacker, T. C.; Almeida, N. F.; Araújo, F. R.; Setubal, J. C.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Genome Biology and Evolution, 2017, 9, 3, pp 521-535
Abstract

The genus Physa (=Physella) includes the most abundant and diverse freshwater gastropods native to North America. Due to their invasive nature many species occur throughout the world. The most abundant species, Physa acuta, has been introduced to Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia by human commerce ...

Author(s)
Raković, M. J.; Raković, M. B.; Petrović, A. M.; Popović, N. Z.; Ðuknić, J. A.; Naunovic, Z. Z.; Paunović, M. M.
Publisher
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Heraklion, Greece
Citation
Mediterranean Marine Science, 2016, 17, 1, pp 292-301
Abstract

Canine kobuviruses (CaKVs) are newly recognized picornaviruses that have been recently detected in dogs in the U.S.A., Italy, U.K., the Republic of Korea and Tanzania. To trace the evolution of CaKV strains, a total of 201 fecal samples from rectal swabs of diarrheic dogs, which were obtained from...

Author(s)
Li ChunQiu; Wei Shan; Guo DongHua; Wang ZhiHui; Geng YuFei; Wang Enyu; Zhao XiWen; Su MingJun; Wang XinYu; Sun DongBo
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2016, 78, 1, pp 7-11
Abstract

Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Kentucky is frequently isolated from healthy poultry and dairy cows and is occasionally isolated from people with clinical disease. A genomic analysis of 119 isolates collected in the United States from dairy cows, ground beef, poultry and poultry...

Author(s)
Haley, B. J.; Kim SeonWoo; Pettengill, J.; Luo Yan; Karns, J. S.; Kessel, J. A. S. van
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 10, pp e0161225
Abstract

Grazing and fire are disturbances integral to the evolution and maintenance of savanna grasslands. Humans are altering or completely eliminating these disturbance regimes at a global scale, with important consequences for savanna ecosystem structure and function. It is unknown whether the...

Author(s)
Forrestel, E. J.; Donoghue, M. J.; Smith, M. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecology (Oxford), 2015, 103, 3, pp 714-724
Abstract

PstDV1 has caused losses to the shrimp farming industry that resulted in millions of dollars worldwide. In Venezuela, it was not until 1985 when it was reported as being introduced in farmed Litopenaeus vannamei and since then its presence has been confirmed in those populations. The analysis of...

Author(s)
Fajardo, C.; Rodulfo, H.; Rodriguez, M.; Puig, J.; Donato, M. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2015, 436, pp 34-39
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and diversity of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) genotypes in poultry flocks in 16 areas of Morocco between 2010 and 2014. A total of 360 chicken flocks suspected of being infected by IBV were screened for the IBV N gene using real-time...

Author(s)
Fellahi, S.; Ducatez, M.; El-Harrak, M.; Guérin, J. L.; Touil, N.; Sebbar, G.; Bouaiti, E. A.; Khataby, K.; Ennaji, M. M.; El-Houadfi, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Avian Pathology, 2015, 44, 4, pp 287-295

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