Archives of Virology

, Volume 163, Issue 4, pp 1107–1111 | Cite as

Complete genome sequence and construction of an infectious full-length cDNA clone of a German isolate of celery mosaic virus

  • Hanna Rose
  • Edgar Maiss
Annotated Sequence Record


The complete genome sequence of a German isolate of celery mosaic virus (CeMV, a potyvirus) from Quedlinburg (DSMZ PV-1003) was determined (MF962880). This represents the second fully sequenced genome of this virus, along with a Californian isolate (HQ676607.1). The positive-sense single-stranded RNA is 10,000 nucleotides in length and shows the typical organization of potyviruses but has a shorter PIPO than CeMV California. In comparison to CeMV isolates from different origins, CeMV-Quedlinburg and isolates from the Netherlands (AF203531.1) and Aschersleben, Germany (AJ271087.1) show a NAG instead of DAG in the region of the coat protein responsible for aphid transmission. In this study the first infectious full-length clone of celery mosaic virus was obtained and the infectivity confirmed by Rhizobium radiobacter infiltration of Apium species.



The authors thank Heinrich Josef Vetten for critical reading the manuscript.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Horticultural Production Systems, Section PhytomedicineLeibniz University HannoverHannoverGermany

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