Complete genome sequences of two novel Puma concolor foamy viruses from California

Timo Kehl, Anne Bleiholder, Florian Roßmann, Sebastian Rupp, Janet Lei, Justin Lee, Walter M Boyce, Winston Vickers, Kevin Crooks, Sue VandeWoude, Martin Löchelt

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Abstract

We report two complete foamy retrovirus (FV) genomes isolated from Puma concolor, a large cat native to the Americas. Due to high overall genetic relatedness to known feline foamy viruses (FFVs), we propose the name Puma concolor FFV (FFVPc). The data confirm that felines are infected with distinct but closely related FVs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00201-12
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume1
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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    Kehl, T., Bleiholder, A., Roßmann, F., Rupp, S., Lei, J., Lee, J., Boyce, W. M., Vickers, W., Crooks, K., VandeWoude, S., & Löchelt, M. (2013). Complete genome sequences of two novel Puma concolor foamy viruses from California. Genome Announcements, 1(2), [e00201-12]. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00201-12