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Archives of Virology

, Volume 155, Issue 2, pp 243–245 | Cite as

Complete sequence analysis of rice transitory yellowing virus and its comparison to rice yellow stunt virus

  • Akihiro Hiraguri
  • Hiroyuki Hibino
  • Takaharu Hayashi
  • Takumi Shimizu
  • Tamaki Uehara-Ichiki
  • Toshihiro Omura
  • Takahide SasayaEmail author
Brief Report

Abstract

Rice transitory yellowing virus (RTYV), a member of the genus Nucleorhabdovirus, is closely related to or synonymous with rice yellow stunt virus (RYSV). To clarify the relationship between RTYV and RYSV, we determined the nucleotide sequence of the RTYV genome. The RTYV genome consists of 14,029 nucleotides. The overall nucleotide identity between RTYV and RYSV was 98.5%, and the deduced amino acid sequence identities between the seven genes in RTYV and RYSV ranged from 82.3 to 99.7%. The sequence information from RTYV revealed that these two viruses should be categorized as members of the same species rather than distinct species.

Keywords

Rice Plant Deduce Amino Acid Sequence Tiller Number Nucleotide Sequence Identity Plant Hopper 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgment

This study was supported by the Program for Promotion of Basic Research Activities for Innovation Bioscience (PROBRAIN) of Japan.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akihiro Hiraguri
    • 1
  • Hiroyuki Hibino
    • 1
  • Takaharu Hayashi
    • 1
  • Takumi Shimizu
    • 1
  • Tamaki Uehara-Ichiki
    • 1
  • Toshihiro Omura
    • 1
  • Takahide Sasaya
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Research Team for Vectorborne DiseasesNational Agricultural Research CenterTsukubaJapan

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