Skip to main content

Identification and Molecular Characterization of a New Omono River Virus Isolated from Culex Tritaeniorhynchus in Yunnan, China

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

Fig. 1


  • Chen S, Cao L, Huang Q, Qian Y, Zhou X (2016) The complete genome sequence of a novel maize-associated totivirus. Arch Virol 161:487–490

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  • Dantas MD, Cavalcante GH, Oliveira RA, Lanza DC (2016) New insights about ORF1 coding regions support the proposition of a new genus comprising arthropod viruses in the family Totiviridae. Virus Res 211:159–164

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  • de Lima JGS, Teixeira DG, Freitas TT, Lima J, Lanza DCF (2019) Evolutionary origin of 2A-like sequences in Totiviridae genomes. Virus Res 259:1–9

    Article  Google Scholar 

  • Isawa H, Kuwata R, Hoshino K, Tsuda Y, Sakai K, Watanabe S, Nishimura M, Satho T, Kataoka M, Nagata N, Hasegawa H, Bando H, Yano K, Sasaki T, Kobayashi M, Mizutani T, Sawabe K (2011) Identification and molecular characterization of a new nonsegmented double-stranded RNA virus isolated from Culex mosquitoes in Japan. Virus Res 155:147–155

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  • Koyama S, Urayama S, Ohmatsu T, Sassa Y, Sakai C, Takata M, Hayashi S, Nagai M, Furuya T, Moriyama H, Satoh T, Ono S, Mizutani T (2015) Identification, characterization and full-length sequence analysis of a novel dsRNA virus isolated from the arboreal ant Camponotus yamaokai. J Gen Virol 96:1930–1937

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  • Li F, Du J, Wu Z, Zhang W, Fu S, Song J, Wang Q, He Y, Lei W, Xu S, Xu A, Zhao L, Liang G, Wang H (2020) Identification and genetic analysis of a totivirus isolated from the Culex tritaeniorhynchus in northern China. Arch Microbiol 202:807–813

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  • Marchler-Bauer A, Bo Y, Han L, He J, Lanczycki CJ, Lu S, Chitsaz F, Derbyshire MK, Geer RC, Gonzales NR, Gwadz M, Hurwitz DI, Lu F, Marchler GH, Song JS, Thanki N, Wang Z, Yamashita RA, Zhang D, Zheng C, Geer LY, Bryant SH (2017) Functional classification of proteins via subfamily domain architectures. Nucleic Acids Res 45:D200–D203

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  • Mor SK, Phelps NB (2016) Molecular detection of a novel totivirus from golden shiner (Notemigonus crysoleucas) baitfish in the USA. Arch Virol 161:2227–2234

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  • Nibert ML (2007) ‘2A-like’ and ‘shifty heptamer’ motifs in penaeid shrimp infectious myonecrosis virus, a monosegmented double-stranded RNA virus. J Gen Virol 88:1315–1318

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  • Okamoto K, Miyazaki N, Larsson DS, Kobayashi D, Svenda M, Mühlig K, Maia FR, Gunn LH, Isawa H, Kobayashi M, Sawabe K, Murata K, Hajdu J (2016) The infectious particle of insect-borne totivirus-like Omono River virus has raised ridges and lacks fibre complexes. Sci Rep 6:33170

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

Download references


This research was supported by grants from the National Key R&D Program of China (2017YFC1200802), National Science and Technology Major Project of China (2018ZX10711001-003-001), the State Key Laboratories Program of China (SKLPBS1817), and the Yunnan Health Training Project of High Level Talents (D-201604).

Author information

Authors and Affiliations


Corresponding authors

Correspondence to Hang Fan, Hongning Zhou, Jiusong Zhang, Jinglin Wang or Yigang Tong.

Ethics declarations

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Animal and Human Rights Statement

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.

Electronic supplementary material

Below is the link to the electronic supplementary material.

Supplementary material 1 (PDF 67 kb)

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Zhang, Y., Qiang, X., Guo, X. et al. Identification and Molecular Characterization of a New Omono River Virus Isolated from Culex Tritaeniorhynchus in Yunnan, China. Virol. Sin. 36, 152–154 (2021).

Download citation

  • Received:

  • Accepted:

  • Published:

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI: