Packaged Heteroclite Subgenomic RNAs of PRRSV

  • Shishan Yuan
  • Michael P. Murtaugh
  • Kay S. Faaberg
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 494)


Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is a member of the Arteriviridae family of the Nidovirales (Meulenberg et al, 1993b; Nelsen et al., 1999). While the complete genomes of three PRRSV strains are known (Allende et al., 1999; Meulenberg et al., 1993; Nelsen et al., 1999), main questions remains to be elucidated concerning viral replication and transcription processes.


Respiratory Syndrome Virus Subgenomic RNAs Lelystad Virus Defective RNAs Genomic mRNAs 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shishan Yuan
    • 1
  • Michael P. Murtaugh
    • 1
  • Kay S. Faaberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary PathoBiologyUniversity of MinnesotaSt. PaulUSA

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