Genomic recombination in primate bocavirus: Inconsistency and alternative interpretations

Yee Ling CHONG, Kar Hon NG

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Abstract

Human bocavirus (HBoV) is a single-stranded DNA virus in Parvoviridae family, causing respiratory diseases in human. The recent identifications of genomic recombination among the four human bocavirus genotypes and related non-human primate bocaviruses have shed lights into the evolutionary processes underpinning the diversity of primate bocavirus. Among these reports, however, we found inconsistency and possible alternative interpretations of the recombination events. In this study, these recombination events were reviewed, and the related genome sequences were re-analysed, aiming to inform the research community of bocavirus with more consistent knowledge and comprehensive interpretations on the recombination history of primate bocavirus. Copyright © 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)774-777
JournalVirus Genes
Volume53
Issue number6
Early online dateApr 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2017

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Bocavirus
Primates
Genetic Recombination
Human bocavirus
Parvoviridae
DNA Viruses
Single-Stranded DNA
Genotype
Genome
Light
Research

Citation

Chong, Y. L., & Ng, K. H. (2017). Genomic recombination in primate bocavirus: Inconsistency and alternative interpretations. Virus Genes, 53(6), 774-777. doi: 10.1007/s11262-017-1459-6

Keywords

  • Primate
  • Bocavirus
  • Recombination
  • Evolution