Rapid genome sequencing of RNA viruses

Tetsuya Mizutani, Daiji Endoh, Michiko Okamoto, Kazuya Shirato, Hiroyuki Shimizu, Minetaro Arita, Shuetsu Fukushi, Masayuki Saijo, Sakai Kouji, Kweng Lim Chang, Mikako Ito, Reiko Nerome, Tomohiko Takasaki, Koji Ishii, Tetsuro Suzuki, Ichiro Kurane, Shigeru Morikawa, Hidekazu Nishimura

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We developed a system for rapid determination of viral RNA sequences whereby genomic sequence is obtained from cultured virus isolates without subcloning into plasmid vectors. This method affords new opportunities to address the challenges of unknown or untypeable emerging viruses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)322-324
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Feb
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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