Identification of Novel Betaherpesviruses in Iberian Bats Reveals Parallel Evolution.

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Francisco Pozo ; Javier Juste ; Sonia Vázquez-Morón ; Carolina Aznar-López ; Carlos Ibáñez ; Inazio Garin ; Joxerra Aihartza ; Inmaculada Casas ; Antonio Tenorio ; Juan Emilio Echevarría
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169153, pmc: PMC5201282
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Data Management | Sequence Alignment | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Taxonomy | Bats | Artificial Gene Amplification and Extension | Evolutionary Biology | Pathogens | Molecular Biology Techniques | Proteins | Herpesviruses | Phylogenetics | Sequence Analysis | Animals | Evolutionary Systematics | Database and Informatics Methods | Polymerase Chain Reaction | Viruses | DNA-binding proteins | Biology and life sciences | DNA viruses | Computer and Information Sciences | Polymerases | Research and Analysis Methods | Microbiology | Medicine | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Medical Microbiology | Viral Pathogens | Q | Animal Phylogenetics | R | Mammals | DNA polymerase | Bioinformatics | Biochemistry | Science | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Fruit Bats | Zoology

A thorough search for bat herpesviruses was carried out in oropharyngeal samples taken from most of the bat species present in the Iberian Peninsula from the Vespertilionidae, Miniopteridae, Molossidae and Rhinolophidae families, in addition to a colony of captive fruit... View more
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