Deletion analysis of the sapovirus VP1 gene for the assembly of virus-like particles

Deletion analysis of the sapovirus VP1 gene for the assembly of virus-like particles Human sapovirus (SaV) strains are agents of gastroenteritis. They cannot be grown in cell culture. In this study, constructs containing SaV N- and C-terminal-deleted recombinant capsid proteins (rVP1) were expressed in a baculovirus expression system to allow us to better understand the sequence requirements for the formation of virus-like particles (VLPs). Only proteins derived from N-terminal-deleted rVP1 constructs that began 49 nucleotides downstream assembled into VLPs, which included both small and native-size VLPs. Our results were similar to those reported in a rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) N- and C-terminal-deleted rVP1 expression study but were distinct from those reported in a norovirus N- and C-terminal-deleted rVP1 expression study, suggesting that SaV and RHDV may have similar expression requirements. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Virology Springer Journals

Deletion analysis of the sapovirus VP1 gene for the assembly of virus-like particles

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2005 by Springer-Verlag/Wien
Subject
Biomedicine; Medical Microbiology; Infectious Diseases; Virology
ISSN
0304-8608
eISSN
1432-8798
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00705-005-0599-5
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Abstract

Human sapovirus (SaV) strains are agents of gastroenteritis. They cannot be grown in cell culture. In this study, constructs containing SaV N- and C-terminal-deleted recombinant capsid proteins (rVP1) were expressed in a baculovirus expression system to allow us to better understand the sequence requirements for the formation of virus-like particles (VLPs). Only proteins derived from N-terminal-deleted rVP1 constructs that began 49 nucleotides downstream assembled into VLPs, which included both small and native-size VLPs. Our results were similar to those reported in a rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) N- and C-terminal-deleted rVP1 expression study but were distinct from those reported in a norovirus N- and C-terminal-deleted rVP1 expression study, suggesting that SaV and RHDV may have similar expression requirements.

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Archives of VirologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2005

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