publication . Other literature type . Report . 2020

The Pan-SL-CoV/GD sequences may be from contamination.

Daoyu Zhang;
Open Access English
  • Published: 08 Jun 2020
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
ABSTRACT Recently, There were much hype about an alleged SARS-like coronavirus being found in samples of Malayan pangolins (Manis Javanica) possessing nearly identical RBD to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Prominent journals cite the alleged discovery to claim that pangolins may be one of a possible intermediate host for the zoonotic transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to humans. Here, we report that all databases used to support such a claim, upon which metagenomic analysis was possible, contained unexpected reads and was in serious risk of contamination. Here we also report that the presence of unexpected reads are directly related to the presence of coronavirus reads. Fi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Pan-SL-CoV, MP789, Sequence Reade Archive, SRA
Communities
COVID-19
Zenodo
Other literature type . 2020
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ZENODO
Report . 2020
Provider: ZENODO
Zenodo
Other literature type . 2020
Provider: Datacite
ZENODO
Report . 2020
Provider: ZENODO
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