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Emerging paramyxoviruses: Receptor tropism and zoonotic potential.

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Emerging infectious disease (EID) events are dominated by zoonoses: infections that are naturally transmissible from animals to humans or vice versa. A worldwide survey of ~5,000 bat specimens identified 66 novel paramyxovirus species—more than double the existing total within this family of viruses. Also, novel paramyxoviruses are continuously being discovered in other species, such as rodents, shrews, wild and captivated reptiles, and farmed fish, as well as in domestic cats and horses. Par...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.ppat.1005390

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Structural Biology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Structural Biology
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Author
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Pathogens Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Pages:
e1005390
Publication date:
2016-02-05
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1553-7374
ISSN:
1553-7366
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uuid:e3e62179-05d3-45be-b934-950e2ba3b747
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606564
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pubs:606564
Language:
English

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