Complete Alphacoronavirus genome sequence from common vampire bats in Peru

Bergner, L. M. , Orton, R. J. and Streicker, D. G. (2020) Complete Alphacoronavirus genome sequence from common vampire bats in Peru. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 9(34), e00742- 2. (doi: 10.1128/MRA.00742-20) (PMID:32816981) (PMCID:PMC7441239)

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Abstract

Bats host diverse coronaviruses, including taxa capable of pandemic spread in humans. We report the genome of an alphacoronavirus from a neotropical bat species (Desmodus rotundus) in Peru, which contributes to our understanding of bat coronaviruses in nature.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:Funding was provided by the Wellcome Trust (Wellcome-Beit Prize 102507/Z/13/A and Wellcome Senior Research Fellowship 217221/Z/19/Z) and the Human Frontier Science Program (grant RGP0013/2018).
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Orton, Dr Richard and Streicker, Professor Daniel and Bergner, Dr Laura
Authors: Bergner, L. M., Orton, R. J., and Streicker, D. G.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Infection & Immunity
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Infection & Immunity > Centre for Virus Research
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Biodiversity, One Health & Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Microbiology Resource Announcements
Publisher:American Society for Microbiology
ISSN:2576-098X
ISSN (Online):2576-098X
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2020 Bergner et al.
First Published:First published in Microbiology Resource Announcements 9(34):e00742- 2
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons license

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
169793Managing viral emergence at the interface of bats and livestockDaniel StreickerWellcome Trust (WELLCOTR)102507/Z/13/ZRInstitute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
307106Epidemiology meets biotechnology: preventing viral emergence from batsDaniel StreickerWellcome Trust (WELLCOTR)217221/Z/19/ZInstitute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine