The complete genome sequence of Lamium mild mosaic virus, a member of the genus Fabavirus
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AutorRangel,Ezequiel A.; Ferriol,Inmaculada; Panno,Stefano; Davino,Salvatore; Olmos,Antonio; Rubio,Luis
Lamium mild mosaic virus (LMMV) is the only one of the five members of the genus Fabavirus for which there are no nucleotide sequence data. In this study, the complete genome sequence of LMMV was determined and compared with the available complete genome sequences of other members of the genus Fabavirus. The genome was the largest of the genus but maintained the typical organization, with RNA 1 of 6080 nucleotides (nt), RNA 2 of 4065 nt, and an unusually long 3' untranslated region in RNA 2 of 603 nt. Phylogenetic analysis of the amino acid sequences of the protease-polymerase (Pro-Pol) region and the two coat proteins confirmed that LMMV belongs to a distinct species within the genus Fabavirus.