Complete genome sequences of five Zika virus isolates

Jason T. Ladner, Michael R. Wiley, Karla Prieto, Chadwick Y. Yasuda, Elyse Nagle, Matthew R. Kasper, Daniel Reyes, Nikos Vasilakis, Vireak Heang, Scott Weaver, Andrew Haddow, Robert B. Tesh, Ly Sovann, Gustavo Palacios

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Zika virus is an emerging human pathogen of great concern due to putative links to microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome. Here, we report the complete genomes, including the 5' and 3' untranslated regions, of five Zika virus isolates, one from the Asian lineage and four from the African lineage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00377-16
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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Ladner, J. T., Wiley, M. R., Prieto, K., Yasuda, C. Y., Nagle, E., Kasper, M. R., Reyes, D., Vasilakis, N., Heang, V., Weaver, S., Haddow, A., Tesh, R. B., Sovann, L., & Palacios, G. (2016). Complete genome sequences of five Zika virus isolates. Genome Announcements, 4(3), [e00377-16].