Whole-Genome sequence characterization of a beak and feather disease virus in a wild regent parrot (Polytelis anthopeplus monarchoides)

Subir Sarker, Jade Forwood, Seyed Ghorashi, David McLelland, Andrew Peters, Shane Raidal

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The whole-genome sequence of beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) from a wild Australian regent parrot (Polytelis anthopeplus monarchoides) was characterized. The genome consists of 1,993 bp and has a typical stem-loop structure between open reading frame 1 (ORF1) and ORF2. This is the first evidence of BFDV infection as well as the complete genome sequence for this host species, globally.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014


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  • FT120100242

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