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avian influenza

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A very contagious strain of influenza that affects poultry and can switch species to infect humans. This was the source of the highly virulent 1918 pandemic strain, and the H5N1 strain is...

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Avian Influenza Virus Exhibits Rapid Evolutionary Dynamics

Rubing Chen and Edward C. Holmes.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

December 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 3285 words.

Influenza A viruses from wild aquatic birds, their natural reservoir species, are thought to have reached a form of stasis, characterized by low rates of evolutionary change. We tested this...

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Homologous Recombination as an Evolutionary Force in the Avian Influenza A Virus

Cheng-Qiang He, Zhi-Xun Xie, Guan-Zhu Han, Jian-Bao Dong, Dong Wang, Jia-Bo Liu, Le-Yuan Ma, Xiao-Fei Tang, Xi-Ping Liu, Yao-Shan Pang and Guo-Rong Li.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

January 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4267 words.

Avian influenza A viruses (AIVs), including the H5N1, H9N2, and H7N7 subtypes, have been directly transmitted to humans, raising concerns over the possibility of a new influenza pandemic....

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An in vitro network of intermolecular interactions between viral RNA segments of an avian H5N2 influenza A virus: comparison with a human H3N2 virus

Cyrille Gavazzi, Catherine Isel, Emilie Fournier, Vincent Moules, Annie Cavalier, Daniel Thomas, Bruno Lina and Roland Marquet.

in Nucleic Acids Research

January 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7593 words.

The genome of influenza A viruses (IAV) is split into eight viral RNAs (vRNAs) that are encapsidated as viral ribonucleoproteins. The existence of a segment-specific packaging mechanism is...

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Evolutionary Origins of Human Herpes Simplex Viruses 1 and 2

Joel O. Wertheim, Martin D. Smith, Davey M. Smith, Konrad Scheffler and Sergei L. Kosakovsky Pond.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5904 words.

Herpesviruses have been infecting and codiverging with their vertebrate hosts for hundreds of millions of years. The primate simplex viruses exemplify this pattern of virus–host...

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Development and application of a SYBR green real-time PCR for detection of the emerging avian leukosis virus subgroup K

Jian Chen, Zijun Zhao, Yangyijun Chen, Jie Zhang, Lifu Yan, Xiaocui Zheng, Ming Liao and Weisheng Cao.

in Poultry Science

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 3235 words.

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Avian leukosis virus subgroup K (ALV-K) is an emerging ALV tumor virus of chickens. We developed a SYBR green-based real-time polymerase chain...

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Bayesian Inference Reveals Host-Specific Contributions to the Epidemic Expansion of Influenza A H5N1

Nídia Sequeira Trovão, Marc A. Suchard, Guy Baele, Marius Gilbert and Philippe Lemey.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

December 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8444 words.

Since its first isolation in 1996 in Guangdong, China, the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) H5N1 has circulated in avian hosts for almost two decades and spread to more than...

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Charting the Host Adaptation of Influenza Viruses

Mario dos Reis, Asif U. Tamuri, Alan J. Hay and Richard A. Goldstein.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

June 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7727 words.

Four influenza pandemics have struck the human population during the last 100 years causing substantial morbidity and mortality. The pandemics were caused by the introduction of a new virus...

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Site-Specific Amino Acid Preferences Are Mostly Conserved in Two Closely Related Protein Homologs

Michael B. Doud, Orr Ashenberg and Jesse D. Bloom.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

November 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 11994 words.

Evolution drives changes in a protein’s sequence over time. The extent to which these changes in sequence lead to shifts in the underlying preference for each amino acid at each site is an...

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A Maximum Likelihood Method for Detecting Directional Evolution in Protein Sequences and Its Application to Influenza A Virus

Sergei L. Kosakovsky Pond, Art F.Y. Poon, Andrew J. Leigh Brown and Simon D.W. Frost.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

September 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 9321 words.

We develop a model-based phylogenetic maximum likelihood test for evidence of preferential substitution toward a given residue at individual positions of a protein alignment—directional...

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A Codon-Based Model of Host-Specific Selection in Parasites, with an Application to the Influenza A Virus

Roald Forsberg and Freddy Bugge Christiansen.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5641 words.

Parasites sometimes expand their host range by acquiring a new host species. After a host change event, the selective regime acting on a given parasite gene may change as a result of...

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FluGenome: a web tool for genotyping influenza A virus

Guoqing Lu, Thaine Rowley, Rebecca Garten and Ruben O. Donis.

in Nucleic Acids Research

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2935 words.

Influenza A viruses are hosted by numerous avian and mammalian species, which have shaped their evolution into distinct lineages worldwide. The viral genome consists of eight RNA segments...

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Influenza Virus Database (IVDB): an integrated information resource and analysis platform for influenza virus research

Suhua Chang, Jiajie Zhang, Xiaoyun Liao, Xinxing Zhu, Dahai Wang, Jiang Zhu, Tao Feng, Baoli Zhu, George F. Gao, Jian Wang, Huanming Yang, Jun Yu and Jing Wang.

in Nucleic Acids Research

P ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2478 words.

Frequent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza and the increasing data available for comparative analysis require a central database specialized in influenza viruses (IVs). We have...

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PrimerHunter: a primer design tool for PCR-based virus subtype identification

Jorge Duitama, Dipu Mohan Kumar, Edward Hemphill, Mazhar Khan, Ion I. Măndoiu and Craig E. Nelson.

in Nucleic Acids Research

May 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6207 words.

Rapid and reliable virus subtype identification is critical for accurate diagnosis of human infections, effective response to epidemic outbreaks and global-scale surveillance of highly...

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GiRaF: robust, computational identification of influenza reassortments via graph mining

Niranjan Nagarajan and Carl Kingsford.

in Nucleic Acids Research

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6255 words.

Reassortments in the influenza virus—a process where strains exchange genetic segments—have been implicated in two out of three pandemics of the 20th century as well as the 2009 H1N1...

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