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Scotophilus Bat coronavirus 512

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Group  Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Subfamily  Coronavirinae
Higher classification  Coronavirus
Order  Nidovirales
Family  Coronaviridae
Genus  Alphacoronavirus
Rank  Species
Similar  Coronaviridae, Nidovirales, Betacoronavirus, Tylonycteris

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

Genome

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.

References

Scotophilus Bat coronavirus 512 Wikipedia


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