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Scotophilus bat coronavirus 512 is an enveloped, single-stranded positive-sense RNA virus species in the Alphacoronavirus, or Group 1, genus with a corona-like morphology.[1][2] It was isolated from a Lesser Asiatic Yellow House Bat discovered in southern China.

Scotophilus bat coronavirus 512
Virus classification e
(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
(unranked): incertae sedis
Order: Nidovirales
Family: Coronaviridae
Genus: Alphacoronavirus
Subgenus: Pedacovirus
Species:
Scotophilus bat coronavirus 512

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GenomeEdit

Sc-BatCoV-512 shares a common evolutionary origin in the spike protein of Bat-SARS CoV. This spike protein shares similar deletions with group 2 coronaviruses in the C-terminus.[2][3][4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ taxonomy. "Taxonomy browser (Scotophilus bat coronavirus 512)". Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 2013-09-16.
  2. ^ a b Wooa, Patrick C. Y.; Laua, Susanna K. P.; Lama, Carol S. F.; Laua, Candy C. Y.; Tsanga, Alan K. L.; et al. (2012). "Discovery of Seven Novel Mammalian and Avian Coronaviruses in the Genus Deltacoronavirus Supports Bat Coronaviruses as the Gene Source of Alphacoronavirus and Betacoronavirus and Avian Coronaviruses as the Gene Source of Gammacoronavirus and Deltacoronavirus". J. Virol. 86 (7): 3995–4008. doi:10.1128/jvi.06540-11. PMC 3302495. PMID 22278237.
  3. ^ Lau, SK; Woo, PC; Li, KS; Huang, Y; Wang, M; Lam, CS; Xu, H; Guo, R; Chan, KH; Zheng, BJ; Yuen, KY (Oct 2007). "Complete genome sequence of bat coronavirus HKU2 from Chinese horseshoe bats revealed a much smaller spike gene with a different evolutionary lineage from the rest of the genome". Virology. 367 (2): 428–39. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2007.06.009. PMID 17617433.
  4. ^ Woo, P. C. Y.; Lau, S. K. P.; Lam, C. S. F.; Lau, C. C. Y.; Tsang, A. K. L.; Lau, J. H. N.; Bai, R.; Teng, J. L. L.; Tsang, C. C. C.; Wang, M.; Zheng, B.-J.; Chan, K.-H.; Yuen, K.-Y. (2012-01-25). "Discovery of Seven Novel Mammalian and Avian Coronaviruses in the Genus Deltacoronavirus Supports Bat Coronaviruses as the Gene Source of Alphacoronavirus and Betacoronavirus and Avian Coronaviruses as the Gene Source of Gammacoronavirus and Deltacoronavirus". Journal of Virology. 86 (7): 3995–4008. doi:10.1128/JVI.06540-11. PMID 22278237. Retrieved 2013-09-16.

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