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Role of subgenomic minus-strand RNA in coronavirus replication

  • D. A. Brian
  • R.-Y. Chang
  • M. A. Hofmann
  • P. B. Sethna
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Virology Supplementum book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 9)

Summary

Coronavirus subgenomic minus-strand RNAs (negative-strand copies of the 3′ coterminal subgenomic mRNAs) probably function in mRNA amplification by serving as templates for transcription from internal (intergenic) promoters, rather than by faithful (full-length) mRNA replication.

Keywords

Minus Strand Faithful Replication mRNA Amplification Bovine Coronavirus Nucleocapsid Protein Gene 
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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Brian
    • 1
  • R.-Y. Chang
    • 1
  • M. A. Hofmann
    • 1
  • P. B. Sethna
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA

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