Archives of Virology

, Volume 150, Issue 4, pp 815–823

The complete genome sequence of a new necrovirus isolated from Olea europaea L.

Authors

  • J. M. S. Cardoso
    • Instituto de Ciências Agrárias Mediterrânicas, Universidade de Évora
  • M. R. Félix
    • Instituto de Ciências Agrárias Mediterrânicas, Universidade de Évora
    • Departamento de Sanidade Animal e VegetalUniversidade de Évora
  • M. I. E. Clara
    • Instituto de Ciências Agrárias Mediterrânicas, Universidade de Évora
    • Departamento de Sanidade Animal e VegetalUniversidade de Évora
  • S. Oliveira
    • Instituto de Ciências Agrárias Mediterrânicas, Universidade de Évora
    • Departamento de BiologiaUniversidade de Évora
Brief Report

DOI: 10.1007/s00705-004-0453-1

Cite this article as:
Cardoso, J., Félix, M., Clara, M. et al. Arch Virol (2005) 150: 815. doi:10.1007/s00705-004-0453-1

Summary.

The complete nucleotide sequence of a virus isolated from Olea europaea L. (GP isolate), previously identified as an isolate of Tobacco necrosis virus D (TNV-D) based on its coat protein sequence, was determined. The viral RNA genome consists of 3683 nucleotides and contains five open reading frames. The putative RNA-dependent RNA polymerase shows 91.2% amino acid identity with that of an isolate of Olive latent virus 1 (OLV-1) and the coat protein reveals highest sequence identity with that of TNV-D. Based on the deduced genome organization and phylogenetic analysis of predicted functional translation products with that of other necroviruses, the GP isolate genome appears to represent an example of a new virus arisen by gene exchange and is proposed to be a new necrovirus, provisionally named Olive mild mosaic virus.

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