Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Structure and transcription of the Helicoverpa ...

Links

Text available via DOI:

View graph of relations

Structure and transcription of the Helicoverpa armigera densovirus (HaDV2) genome and its expression strategy in LD652 cells

Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

Published

Standard

Structure and transcription of the Helicoverpa armigera densovirus (HaDV2) genome and its expression strategy in LD652 cells. / Xu, Pengjun; Graham, Robert I.; Wilson, Kenneth et al.

In: Virology Journal, Vol. 14, 23, 07.02.2017.

Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Bibtex

@article{ec844673626d4e9692fb0e7be166bca5,
title = "Structure and transcription of the Helicoverpa armigera densovirus (HaDV2) genome and its expression strategy in LD652 cells",
abstract = "Background: Densoviruses (DVs) are highly pathogenic to their hosts. However, we previously reported a mutualistic DV (HaDV2). Very little was known about the characteristics of this virus, so herein we undertook a series of experiments to explore the molecular biology of HaDV2 further.Results: Phylogenetic analysis showed that HaDV2 was similar to members of the genus Iteradensovirus. However, compared to current members of the genus Iteradensovirus, the sequence identity of HaDV2 is less than 44% at the nucleotide-level, and lower than 36, 28 and 19% at the amino-acid-level of VP, NS1 and NS2 proteins, respectively. Moreover, NS1 and NS2 proteins from HaDV2 were smaller than those from other iteradensoviruses due to their shorter N-terminal sequences. Two transcripts of about 2.2 kb coding for the NS proteins and the VP proteins were identified by Northern Blot and RACE analysis. Using specific anti-NS1 and anti-NS2 antibodies, Western Blot analysis revealed a 78 kDa and a 48 kDa protein, respectively. Finally, the localization of both NS1 and NS2 proteins within the cell nucleus was determined by using Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) labelling.Conclusion: The genome organization, terminal hairpin structure, transcription and expression strategies as well as the mutualistic relationship with its host, suggested that HaDV2 was a novel member of the genus Iteradensovirus within the subfamily Densovirinae.",
keywords = "Densovirus, HaDV2, Expression, Transcription, PERIPLANETA-FULIGINOSA DENSOVIRUS, JUNONIA-COENIA DENSOVIRUS, CASPHALIA-EXTRANEA DENSOVIRUS, PAPILIO-POLYXENES DENSOVIRUS, INFECTING MYZUS-PERSICAE, GENE-EXPRESSION, DENSONUCLEOSIS VIRUS, GALLERIA-MELLONELLA, AMBISENSE GENOME, IN-VIVO",
author = "Pengjun Xu and Graham, {Robert I.} and Kenneth Wilson and Kongming Wu",
year = "2017",
month = feb,
day = "7",
doi = "10.1186/s12985-017-0691-y",
language = "English",
volume = "14",
journal = "Virology Journal",
issn = "1743-422X",
publisher = "BIOMED CENTRAL LTD",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Structure and transcription of the Helicoverpa armigera densovirus (HaDV2) genome and its expression strategy in LD652 cells

AU - Xu, Pengjun

AU - Graham, Robert I.

AU - Wilson, Kenneth

AU - Wu, Kongming

PY - 2017/2/7

Y1 - 2017/2/7

N2 - Background: Densoviruses (DVs) are highly pathogenic to their hosts. However, we previously reported a mutualistic DV (HaDV2). Very little was known about the characteristics of this virus, so herein we undertook a series of experiments to explore the molecular biology of HaDV2 further.Results: Phylogenetic analysis showed that HaDV2 was similar to members of the genus Iteradensovirus. However, compared to current members of the genus Iteradensovirus, the sequence identity of HaDV2 is less than 44% at the nucleotide-level, and lower than 36, 28 and 19% at the amino-acid-level of VP, NS1 and NS2 proteins, respectively. Moreover, NS1 and NS2 proteins from HaDV2 were smaller than those from other iteradensoviruses due to their shorter N-terminal sequences. Two transcripts of about 2.2 kb coding for the NS proteins and the VP proteins were identified by Northern Blot and RACE analysis. Using specific anti-NS1 and anti-NS2 antibodies, Western Blot analysis revealed a 78 kDa and a 48 kDa protein, respectively. Finally, the localization of both NS1 and NS2 proteins within the cell nucleus was determined by using Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) labelling.Conclusion: The genome organization, terminal hairpin structure, transcription and expression strategies as well as the mutualistic relationship with its host, suggested that HaDV2 was a novel member of the genus Iteradensovirus within the subfamily Densovirinae.

AB - Background: Densoviruses (DVs) are highly pathogenic to their hosts. However, we previously reported a mutualistic DV (HaDV2). Very little was known about the characteristics of this virus, so herein we undertook a series of experiments to explore the molecular biology of HaDV2 further.Results: Phylogenetic analysis showed that HaDV2 was similar to members of the genus Iteradensovirus. However, compared to current members of the genus Iteradensovirus, the sequence identity of HaDV2 is less than 44% at the nucleotide-level, and lower than 36, 28 and 19% at the amino-acid-level of VP, NS1 and NS2 proteins, respectively. Moreover, NS1 and NS2 proteins from HaDV2 were smaller than those from other iteradensoviruses due to their shorter N-terminal sequences. Two transcripts of about 2.2 kb coding for the NS proteins and the VP proteins were identified by Northern Blot and RACE analysis. Using specific anti-NS1 and anti-NS2 antibodies, Western Blot analysis revealed a 78 kDa and a 48 kDa protein, respectively. Finally, the localization of both NS1 and NS2 proteins within the cell nucleus was determined by using Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) labelling.Conclusion: The genome organization, terminal hairpin structure, transcription and expression strategies as well as the mutualistic relationship with its host, suggested that HaDV2 was a novel member of the genus Iteradensovirus within the subfamily Densovirinae.

KW - Densovirus

KW - HaDV2

KW - Expression

KW - Transcription

KW - PERIPLANETA-FULIGINOSA DENSOVIRUS

KW - JUNONIA-COENIA DENSOVIRUS

KW - CASPHALIA-EXTRANEA DENSOVIRUS

KW - PAPILIO-POLYXENES DENSOVIRUS

KW - INFECTING MYZUS-PERSICAE

KW - GENE-EXPRESSION

KW - DENSONUCLEOSIS VIRUS

KW - GALLERIA-MELLONELLA

KW - AMBISENSE GENOME

KW - IN-VIVO

U2 - 10.1186/s12985-017-0691-y

DO - 10.1186/s12985-017-0691-y

M3 - Journal article

VL - 14

JO - Virology Journal

JF - Virology Journal

SN - 1743-422X

M1 - 23

ER -