Virology of SFTSV

  • Kumiko YoshimatsuEmail author


At first, the basic structures of the viral genomes of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (SFTSV) and related viruses are shown. Then the structures and functions of structural and nonstructural proteins of SFTSV are discussed. Finally, recent information relating to the basic property of SFTSV, cytopathic effect, plaque formation and low pH-dependent membrane fusion is described.


Structural protein GP RdRp NsS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Genetic MedicineHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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