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Human parechovirus
Ljungan virus
Sebokele virus
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The genus Parechovirus is comprised of two species, Human parechovirus and Ljungan virus. A new virus, Sebokele virus 1, from rodents may represent a third species in the genus. A four virus, ferret parechovirus has recently been described (Smits et al., 2013).

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Genome organisation

Human parechovirus:

VPg+5'UTRIRES-II[1AB-1C-1D/2A
H-Box/NC-2B-2C/3A-3BVPg-3Cpro-3Dpol]3'UTR-poly(A)

Ljungan virus / Sebokele virus / Ferret parechovirus:

VPg+5'UTRIRES-II[1AB-1C-1D?2Anpgp/2AH-Box/NC-2B-2C/3A-3BVPg-3Cpro-3Dpol]3'UTR-poly(A)

 


Fig. 1. Phylogenetic tree (Neighbor-joining) showing the relationships between the parechoviruses
(P1 amino acid sequences)

 

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