Rafivirus A seqs

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  Genus: Rafivirus

Species: Rafivirus A

Type: Tortoise rafivirus A1
5' UTR L VP0 VP3 VP1 2A 2B 2C 3A 3B 3C 3D 3' UTR

(White areas indicate genes which haven't yet been sequenced completely; grey areas are where only partial sequences exist)

Virus Strain Region Length Accession No. Reference Host Comments

Tortoise rafivirus A1 (TRaV-A1)

TRaV-A1 tortoise/UF4/USA/2009 CG(p) 7204 KJ415177 Ng et al., 2015 Indotestudo forsteni  
TRaV-A1 tortoise/WHWGGF74766/China CG(p) 7315 MG600109 Shi et al., 2018 Mauremys sinensis  
CG = complete genome
(p) = partial gene sequence


Ng, T.F., Wellehan, J.F., Coleman, J.K., Kondov, N.O., Deng, X., Waltzek, T.B., Reuter, G., Knowles, N.J. and Delwart, E. (2015). A tortoise-infecting picornavirus expands the host range of the family Picornaviridae. Arch. Virol. 160(5): 1319-1323.

Shi M, Lin XD, Chen X, Tian JH, Chen LJ, Li K, Wang W, Eden JS, Shen JJ, Liu L, Holmes EC, Zhang YZ. The evolutionary history of vertebrate RNA viruses. Nature. 2018 Apr 4. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0012-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29618816.


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