Picornaviridae

Genus: Gallivirus


Genus: Gallivirus

Virion

Nucleic acid

Length of genome (Lau et al., 2014, Boros et al., 2012): c. 8,500 nt (5'-UTR: 761 nt; ORF: 7,425 nt; 3'-UTR: 310 nt). 5' UTR contains a type II IRES. The 3' UTR is long at 310 nt. The location of the cre has not been identified.

Genome organization and replication

Genome layout:

VPg+5'UTRIRES-II[L-1AB-1C-1D/2AH-box/NC-2B-2C/3A-3B-3C-3D]3'UTR-poly(A)

The deduced polyprotein has a length of 2,474 aa. There is a L protein with unknown function. The 1AB protein remains uncleaved. 2A protein contains a H-box/NC motif.

Biology

Viral RNA was detected in the faeces of turkeys and chickens.

Member Species

SpeciesVirus name(s)Exemplar isolateExemplar accession numberExemplar RefSeq numberAvailable sequenceOther isolatesOther isolate accession numbersVirus Abbreviation(s)
Gallivirus Agallivirus AJQ691613NC_018400Complete genomeGV-A

Derivation of names

Galli: from the order Galliformes which contains turkeys and chickens; Latin gallina 'chicken'

Related, Unclassified Viruses

Virus name

Accession number

Virus abbreviation

chicken gallivirus 1 [518C]

KF979337

 

Virus names, the choice of exemplar isolates, and virus abbreviations, are not official ICTV designations.
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