What is it about?
This study examines genetic changes of a fish virus over its history in the Great Lakes, since it first appeared, revealing how it has adapted to infecting a variety of species and maintain over time.
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Why is it important?
This work shows genetic adaptations of an RNA virus.
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This page is a summary of: Genomic and immunogenic changes of Piscine novirhabdovirus (Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus) over its evolutionary history in the Laurentian Great Lakes, PLoS ONE, May 2021, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232923.
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Ecology and Evolution paper
Scientific paper, Stepien, C.A. & M.D. Niner. 2020. Evolutionary trajectory of fish Piscine novirhabdovirus (=Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus) across its Laurentian Great Lakes history: Spatial and temporal diversification. Ecology and Evolution.10(18):9740–9775: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6611
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