Genetic characterization of equine adenovirus type 1

Cavanagh, Heather M. A., Mahony, Timothy J. and Vanniasinkam, Thiru (2012) Genetic characterization of equine adenovirus type 1. Veterinary Microbiology, 155 1: 33-37. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.08.014


Author Cavanagh, Heather M. A.
Mahony, Timothy J.
Vanniasinkam, Thiru
Title Genetic characterization of equine adenovirus type 1
Journal name Veterinary Microbiology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0378-1135
1873-2542
Publication date 2012-02
Year available 2011
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.08.014
Volume 155
Issue 1
Start page 33
End page 37
Total pages 5
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract Two known serotypes of equine adenovirus (EAdV), equine adenovirus type 1 (EAdV-1) and equine adenovirus type 2 (EAdV-2) have been isolated from horses. EAdV-1 is predominantly associated with upper respiratory tract infections while EAdV-2 appears to be associated with gastrointestinal infections in horses. In this report the EAdV-1 genome has been sequenced for the first time. The EAdV-1 genome encoded genes are characteristic of the Mastadenovirus genus such as protein V and IX. Unexpectedly, phylogenetic reconstructions also revealed a close relationship between EAdV-1 and two recently characterized bat adenoviruses. The results of this study suggest that EAdV-1 may share a common ancestor with canine and bat adenoviruses.
Keyword Equine adenovirus
Equine adenovirus serotype 1
Mastadenovirus
Phylogenetic analysis
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Available online 22 August 2011

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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