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Research Article

The Genome of Chelonid Herpesvirus 5 Harbors Atypical Genes

  • Mathias Ackermann mail,

    email@vetvir.uzh.ch

    Affiliation: Institute of Virology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Maxim Koriabine,

    Affiliation: BACPAC Resources Center, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, United States of America

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  • Fabienne Hartmann-Fritsch,

    Affiliation: Institute of Virology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

    Current address: Tissue Biology Research Unit, Department of Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Pieter J. de Jong,

    Affiliation: BACPAC Resources Center, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, United States of America

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  • Teresa D. Lewis,

    Affiliation: Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kaneohe, Hawaii, United States of America

    Current address: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Dexter Fish Health Center, Dexter, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Nelli Schetle,

    Affiliation: Institute of Virology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Thierry M. Work,

    Affiliations: US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kaneohe, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Julie Dagenais,

    Affiliation: US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • George H. Balazs,

    Affiliation: National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Jo-Ann C. Leong

    Affiliation: Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kaneohe, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Published: October 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046623

About the Authors

Mathias Ackermann, Fabienne Hartmann-Fritsch, Nelli Schetle
Institute of Virology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Maxim Koriabine, Pieter J. de Jong
BACPAC Resources Center, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, United States of America
Thierry M. Work, Julie Dagenais
US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
George H. Balazs
National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Teresa D. Lewis, Thierry M. Work, Jo-Ann C. Leong
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kaneohe, Hawaii, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: email@vetvir.uzh.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MA MK FH PdJ JAL. Performed the experiments: MA MK FH NS. Analyzed the data: MA MK FH NS PdJ JAL TL JD TW GB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MA TL TW NS JD PdJ GB. Wrote the paper: MA MK FH PdJ TL TW JD JAL. Generated and provided essentially virus-free cell cultures, which were necessary to establish RT-PCR for F-sial and F-M04 (data not shown in the manuscript): TW JD.